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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Somaliland - One person killed in Burao demonstrations

 Hargeisa , 15 Nov 2014 - Demonstration took place this morning in Burao and Erigavo after 5 MPs including Saeed Elmi Rooble were arrested on Saturday by the government forces.

Demonstrations in Burao - Photo : Credit of horn cable
At least one person is reported to have died in Burao and two others injured after the RRU opened live ammunition at the demonstrators. Political tension is high in Somaliland after the RRU took over the parliament last Thursday. 
Somaliland elections are slated for June 2015 but  no voter registration has been done yet. This has created suspicion among the competing political parties as the opposition accuse the current administration of planning to extend its term.
Read also : The RRU takes over Somaliland parliament 
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