News Update June 17, 2015
Moyale, Western Gharri region, Southern Ethiopia: The death toll from June 15, 2015 has reached 6 with 7 injured. Three victims with the most serious injuries have been taken to Awasa hospital. Also, unconfirmed reports indicate that the Gharri militias who followed the perpetrators footprints have caught up with those enemy combatants near Malka Mari. Heavy fighting ensued and in the process 6 enemy fighters were killed and many more were injured. So, our brave militias have triumphed and our innocent children and their parent’s life was not in vain.
Updated June 15, 2015
On June 15, 2015 Degodia gunmen raided a Gharri village at Qalqalch Bilile located in Mubarak District overnight, killing a family of 4 and wounding several people. The victims’ family members were identified as Mr. Abdi Chief Edaw, his wife and two of their children. Also, the Degodia gunmen killed 26 camels and ransacked the village before they escaped. It was said that the perpetrators went to the Kenya side of the Ethiopia-Kenya border.
We will let you know as the latest information becomes available to us.
by Gur Gharri GSG News contributor ,