Khat Aircraft Survives Anti Aircraft Missiles Attack In Jowhar As Rival Traders Face Off
Several missiles were shot at an aircraft that had intended to land at the Jowhar Airport on Monday to deliver Khat forcing it to turn back to Mogadishu, Radio Dalsan reports. The plane had left the Aden Abdulle International Airport here it had loaded Khat from Nairobi Kenya. Radio Dalsan has learnt that the incident was caused by rivalry between khat dealers seeking to control the multimillion dollar business. Stiff competition between Khat dealers and recent rains in Kenya has seen the prices of Khat fall from $30 dollars a bunch to $10 The ongoing rivalry has resulted to tension in the Hirshabelle administrative capital Jowhar.