Tension Rises Between Galmudug and Ahlu Sunaha In Mareerguur District
Tension was high in Mareerguur district after Galmudug administration deployed a heavily armed soldiers. According to reports the deployed forces have arrived from Adado town, the interim capital of Galmudug administration. However, sporadic gunshots have been heard in the town, though ASWJ forces vacated the town early morning. Mareerguur district is about 30km from Dhusamareb district where ASWJ is based. On the other hand, military operations reportedly commenced in DhusaMareb district, ASWJ stronghold to allegedly resist the Galmudug offensive. It’s unclear how this could affect the talks between Galmudug and Ahlusuna. The tension comes after fierce fighting between Ahlu Sunaha and the local militia in the port city of Harardhere for the last few days.