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Amisom Djibouti Soldier Killed In Fighting With Somalia Army Over Khat Incident
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Amisom Djibouti Soldier Killed In Fighting With Somalia Army Over Khat Incident

A Djiboutian Amisom peacekeeping troop was on Wednesday killed in fighting between Somali and Djibouti troops in Bula Barde in Hiraan region, Radio Dalsan reports. According to a regional official, the skirmishes between the two was sparked off by an incident where a Djiboutian soldier is alleged to have slapped a lady Khat trade. Somalia National Army troops followed up the peacekeeper but he fled away. SNA soldiers confronted Djibouti troops and a firefight ensued leading to the killing of one Djiboutian soldier. This is the second time that a Khat incident involving a Djiboutian soldier has led to bloodshed and killing.