Two people killed in Las-anod airport, Somaliland over khat tax

At least two people have been killed following a clash between airport security and militias affiliated to khat traders in Las-anod  airport, in Somaliland.

Sources have told Goobjoog News the incident happened after the khat traders allegedly refused to submit taxes levied on the leafy substance leading to a brawl which caused the death of two people some ten kilometres out of Sool town.

There were no immediate response from airport authorities regarding the casualties.

Lasa-hanood is the administrative capital of Sool.

More to follow.

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