Hiran Elders Claim 16 Elders Were Killed, Condemn the Latest

baladweinThe traditional elders in Hiran have strongly condemned the killing of an elder in Baladweyn on Friday night, together with members of his family.

Reports from the town indicate that some elders went into hiding in fear for their live after several other such targeted killings.

Daar Hersi Noor is the chairman of the council of traditional elders in Hiran, told Goobjoog that some 16 elders were killed so far, but the killing stopped after the AMISOM troops from Djibouti were deployed. But now seems to be starting again.

He called on the regional government administration in Hiran to step in and put a stop into the targeted killing of the elders.

Goobjoog News


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