Source: Shabelle Media Network/ allAfrica
Shabelle Valley administration in Beledweyn town, the provincial capital of Hiran region in central Somalia, reports said Sunday.
Residents said, the battle flared up at Gufale area, which is just 7-km north of Beledweyn town late hours on Sunday afternoon after pro-Shabbelle Valley soldiers attacked on Ahlu sunna Walja’a military positions around the town, causing the death of five on both warring sides.
The initial reports from Beldweyn town which is 350-km away from Somalia capital Mogadishu indicated that three fighters from Ahlu Sunna militia were among the dead, while two others were from Shabelle Valley administration. The injured have been taken to the nearby hospitals.
No side of both warring sides around Beledweyn town,has made any comments about the combat so far.