Tribal Clashes erupt near Galka'yo ,Central Somalia
(Sh. M. Network) -- At least one person was killed and another sustained injury in heavy Tribal festivities that have raged for hours on Monday in some remote villages that come under Galka'yo district of Mudug province in central Somalia, reports said.
The festivities erupted after gunman has shot and dead a civilian at Xero Jalle area near Galka'yo town, sparing armed fighting between two clans dwell together in the same vicinity, according to the local residents.
Ahmed Muse, an official in Somalia's northern semi-autonomous region of Puntalnd, told the Media on Monday that the police are hunting down the killer, calling upon both warring sides to stop the bloodshed fighting as soon as possible.
The city which locates just 750 Km north of Mogadishu is divided into two zones, where the main northern portion forms part of Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
state, while its southern tip is governed by the Galmudug
...a semiautonomous region in central Somalia, bordering Puntland on the north. Galmudug is not trying to obtain international recognition as a separate nation, but rather considers itself autonomous within the larger Somali federalism, for what that's worth...
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