Erigavo(SD)-Reports from Karin village under the control of Erigavo district of Sanaag region indicate that there is fighting between Somaliland forces and the insurgents led by Col. Abdullahi. Said Awil Jama Arre.
Somaliland forces have reportedly attacked the rebel group that moved to the area yesterday as a strategic roadside Tabca.
Residents reported hearing the weapons being used by the two sides, but no details were available on the casualties of the fighting between Somaliland forces and the Arre rebels.
The fighting erupted as there was talk of a peace negotiations between the Somaliland government and the leader of the rebel group.