More than 20 killed in clan clashes in Sool province

More than 20 killed in clan clashes in Sool province. [File Photo]
Garowe-(Puntland Mirror) More than 20 people have been killed in clan clashes in Sool province, local sources told Puntland Mirror.

The clashes between two local militias from the Dhulbahante clan erupted on Monday in Dhumay village of Sool, according to sources.

Nearly 30 people were also wounded in the fighting, which was the deadliest clashes in the region.

Dhumay is a village located about 40 kilometers south of Las-anod, Sool regional capital.

The hostile between these two clans started in 2003, and has continued sporadically since then, despite more efforts to agree a truce.

The traditional elders and religious leaders in the region, called on both sides immediately stop fighting.

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