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Somaliland: No External Enemy Behind The Explosions, The Interior Minister By Ahmed Abdi
HARGEISA ( SomalilandInformer) -Two explosions shook in the town of Hargeisa last night and before last night, following a fierce dispute over power within the factions of the Kulmiye Ruling party.
The last night’s explosion occurred near the Somaliland Army corrections Command (SACC), which is not far from Somaliland’s Department of Administration of Justice. While the last night’s explosion occurred the street behind Hargeisa general hospital According to Mareeg media, no casualties reported, but the explosions caused fear and confusion to residents of the city.
Speaking with the media, the Somaliland Minister of Interior Ali Mohamed Waran’ade said the two explosions caused improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Mr. Waran’ade has accused members of his rival Kulmiye ruling part of being responsible for the explosion in the city of Hargeisa and accused them of causing problems.
“What occurred last night and before last night is not from an external enemy, but conflicts within the governing party has done”, said the minister.
Citing from intelligence sources, Waran’ade said that officials from the ruling party were involved in the two following nights explosions in Hargeisa town.
“As we were informed, some members of Kulmiye Party were involved in these incidents, but it is astounding hypocrisy when those have the intention to run in office are harming the same people they had to service”, said the minister.
Somaliland,which shares border with Ogaden region and the tiny African nation of Djibouti broke away from the rest of Somalia in 1991 and has been relatively peace over the last two decades.