KDF forces conduct sweep in Beled Hawo town
A Somali official says KDF troops have carried out an operation in Beled Hawo twon which lies the Somali-Kenyan border and grabbed land and property from local Somali residents.
Confirming the incident, Mohamed Hussein Al Qadi, who is serving as the deputy governor of Gedo region said Kenyan military soldiers have also demolished several buildings belonging to locals.
Al Qadi said they got in touch with Kenya’s northeast county officials over the KDF operation in Beled Hawo, but they were informed that the order was from Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta.
The governor has called on Somali federal government in Mogadishu to speak the KDF’s illegal operations in the border town with Kenyan government officials, to stop the demolition and lad grab.