At least 6 dead in fresh inter-clan fighting in Somalia

Over the past few years, the region has witnessed a resurgence of inter-clan violence, with Galmudug authorities being accused of failing to address the conflict that comes amid the Al-Shabaab threat to security.

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At least 6 dead in fresh inter-clan fighting in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia – At least six people were dead and nearly ten others wounded after a heavy clan battle erupted again in central Somalia on Monday, authorities, and residents said.

The inter-tribal clashes came after a dispute over grazing land in Heraale village located west of Balanballe district in the Galgadud region forced several families to flee their houses 

The pastoralists took the arms and began killing each other amid a drought that threatens the lives of thousands of people in the south and central Somalia, where the aid agencies warn of a 2011-like famine.

The local residents said the fighting was recurring and there was no one stood for resolving the factors that often reignite the feud between the nomad clans living side by side in the rural areas in Galgadud.

Over the past few years, the region has witnessed a resurgence of inter-clan violence, with Galmudug authorities being accused of failing to address the conflict that comes amid the Al-Shabaab threat to security.

Somalia has been without a strong functioning government since the collapse of the former military regime in 1991 when the civil war broke out in the country and led to lawlessness and endless anarchy.

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