Heavy clash ongoing in Tukuraq between Puntland and Somaliland forces

Reports from the Tukaraq area of Sool region say that Puntland and Somaliland forces have clashed in the area since last night.

Even though the bombings are not known, it is reported that there are several casualties for both sides.

At least two people were killed and another wounded in the fighting.

All those affected are Puntland and Somaliland forces that are fighting in the area for the last three months.

Witnesses said they heard a heavy sound, with those situations.

Residents in Tukaraq are so worried about the current situation for their lives in the fighting between the two heavily armed forces.

Fighting between Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region and breakaway Somaliland in Tukaraq town has killed dozens of soldiers and wounded scores.

Somali president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo called for an immediate and unconditional end of the fighting around Tukaraq in Sool region.

He urged the elders and religious leaders, civil society and women to stand for the solution of the clashes in the region.

Somalia’s international partners expressed concerns over the latest armed clashes that were taking place in Tukaraq area of the Sool region between Puntland and Somaliland and called for an immediate ceasefire.

The international partners urged the sides to bring an immediate halt to the fighting, start a dialogue and enter into talks to discuss a separation of forces and an exchange of detained security personnel.

Goobjoog News

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