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The international aid agencies, including the UN, have raised concerns over the mass expulsion of the people from Somaliland who previously fled their regions over conflict and droughts.
Puntland said it welcomed more than 3,000 persons who arrived in several towns, mainly Galkayo for the past three days of this month.
They said they were coordinating an urgent humanitarian assessment to determine the number of people affected and their urgent needs in order to find temporary shelter, in collaboration with the Puntland administration.
More than one thousand people hailing from the Southwest state of Somalia have been expelled from Las Anod, a city in northern Somalia where they lived for many years.
The northern breakaway region has attributed the insecurity incidents to the people from the south of Somalia.
The Somaliland election was reportedly marred by vote-buying and irregularities as Somalia gears up to the much-awaited Lower House ballot.
Since the capture of Las’anod town in 2007, dozens have been killed in fighting between Somaliland and Puntland as part of a long-running clash over a disputed border Sool region.
The released list of 24 candidates will compete for 11 seats. Only Abdi Hashi is the lone candidate for the first seat with no rival contender.
After meeting them separately in Mogadishu before his departure to Kenya on Tuesday, PM Roble promised that he will accept any solution the mediators will come up with that helps end the rift.
As Somalia holds clan-based indirect elections this year, every Federal State has its own electoral body that works with the Federal-level committee appointed by the PM.
The ruling Kulmiye led by Muse Bihi party lost to the opposition on May 31 parliamentary election in Somaliland first since 2005.
Opposition parties join hands in parliament after the ruling Kulmiye party faced a shocking defeat in May 31 election.