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Vol 62 No 22

Published 4th November 2021


Army bloodies Sufi militia

In a political deal, President Farmajo sent the national army to attack one of Al Shabaab's most effective enemies in a key region

President Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed 'Farmajo' and his ally, the President of Federal Member State of Galmudug, Ahmed Abdi Kariye 'Qoor Qoor', face accusations they are boosting Al Shabaab by launching a bloody offensive against one of the insurgents' deadliest enemies, the recently revived Sufi Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama'a militia. Between 23 and 27 October about 120 fighters, both government forces and ASWJ, were killed and many more wounded.

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