Somalilandsun:Somaliland Army Engage Militants in a Fierce Battle in Sool Killing Many
Somaliland military has revealed that the clandestine militants fighting in Las Anod earlier today attempted to sneak unnoticed to attack the army positions, but were repulsed by the vigilant soldiers.
They suffered heavy loses and ran for their lives following a protracted counter offensive mounted by the Somaliland national army.
The tribal militia are supported by Puntland administered region of Somalia and some terror groups masquerading as tribal militants.
Somaliland Ministry of defense reported that the militants took advantage of the 18th May Independence celebrations to ambush the army in their bases.
The militants clandestinely attacked the army from three directions. They first approached the army base from the west of Hargaga, the east of Maraaga and from Dhabasaar area.
Somaliland Army destroyed the militants killing of their comrades . Others fled leaving their munitions for the soldiers.
By:Guled Abdi Mahir