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Federal government prepares to open up Mogadishu-Beledweyne road

Storyline:National News

Godah Bare

The ministry of interior and federalism of federal government of Somalia is preparing to open up the road linking Mogadishu to Beledweyne district after Al-shabab denied commercial commodities and humanitarian agencies access to the cities in Hiran region.

Interior minister Abdullahi Godah Bare told the media that government forces and African Union troops are ready to carry out intensive operations to re-open the important roads linking the capital city to other regions in the country particularly Mogadishu-Beledweyne road.

The minister stated that this operation will give chance the humanitarian agencies to reach all the areas and deliver emergency aid to the affected people by road blockade and the conflicts.

After federal government forces and AMISOM troops seized many cities in South and Central Somalia in an offensive military,Al-shabab blocked many roads and Somali civilians in most of the regions where the operations affected especially Hiran and Bakol faced severe food shortages and inflations.