Trouble brews between Kenya and Somalia over Gedo killings

Amisom troops stand on top of an APC on the outskirts of Burubow in the Gedo region of Somalia.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Somalia is accuses KDF under Amisom of killing civilians int Elwak, Somalia, on September 21.
  • KDF, for a week now, has kept vigil along the common border.
  • Residents of Mandera along the border have since left their homes.

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has written to the Special Representative of the African Union Commission Chairperson for Somalia (SRCC) and Head of Amisom, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, asking for an inquest into recent killings in the Gedo region.

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