SSC forces claim seizing military base as Lasanod fighting resumes


MOGADISHU (Somaliguardian) – Local forces seeking reunification with Somalia said on Saturday they had seized control of a military base housing Somaliland troops during heavy fighting in the town of Lasanod.

In a video circulated online, the local forces displayed tanks and other military vehicles seized after overrunning Guulwade military base from Somaliland troops.

It came following weeks of deadly clashes between the two sides that have left dozens of people dead and forced tens of thousands of residents to flee their neighborhoods.

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