Published On: Thu, Jan 26th, 2017

Somalia: Abudwak sees rise in clan revenge killings

A Somali official says a clan revenge killings are on the rise in the central town of Abudwak and its surrounding rural villages over the past few weeks.

Speaking to Radio Shabelle, Aden Abdinur Galal who is the administrator of Dhabad, located outside the town said two clans in the area are on the brink of fresh clashes over revenge.

He said several residents were killed over the past days for clan revenge attacks by two rival clan militiamen. Local elders are reported to have started meditations to end the tension.

Continuing, Galal has accused Galmudug state of turning blind eye to the situation and the bloodshed between the warring clans in Abudwak and the nearby areas.

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