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Traditional elders call for immediate cease fire between warring clans in Deefow

Storyline:National News

The traditional elders and intellectuals in Mogadishu send constant appeal to warring clans in Deefow locality of Hiran region.

Elder Mohamed Hassan Haad called the clan militias fighting in Deefow locality to cease fire immediately without condition.

He also warned the local people in the area to refrain from anything that might lead to further skirmishes and bloodshed among the clans in the area.

“ The elders are ready to end and ease the tensions caused by clan clashes in the area but first the clan militias must lay down arms and heed the advice of the elders” elder Haad said.

Finally the elder urged the traditional elders in Deefow and surrounding areas to take responsibility of ending the hostilities between the neigbouring clans in the region.

The federal government of Somalia has severally sent delegates of ministers to mediate between the clans but no positive results reached, the government earlier accused third party of stimulating the conflicts.

The out-going assistant minister for interior and federalism Abdirahman Bangah who was leading government delegates assigned to end the tensions and hostilities in the region said politicians with personal interest are inciting the clans against one another.