Somalia: Efforts underway to end Galkayo conflict
Religious clerics and traditional elders are meeting in Galkayo city, in central Somalia to discuss ways to bring an end to the ongoing fighting between Galmudug and Puntland forces.
Galkayo, the regional capital of Mudug has been hit by deadly battle between forces loyal to the rival regional administrations which left over 10 people, including civilians, while others injured.
Elders and clerics from Galmaudug and Puntland are reportedly making an effort to intervene in the conflict and end the bloodshed, according to Radio Shabelle’s reporter in Galkayo.
The ongoing peace talks in Galkayo are expected to lead a ceasefire agreement between Galmudug and Puntland states of Somalia forces who are fighting for cthe ity’s control.