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Somaliland Ministry of Finance building attacked in Borama

Borama (SD) – A grenade attack on the Somaliland Ministry of Finance headquarters in Borama, Awdal region, has killed at least three people, according to local sources.

Reports say that the attack caused various casualties including injuries and property damage, and the perpetrators escaping the scene.

At least one person, a ministry staffer, was injured in the attack, also the ministry’s building and vehicles sustained a heavy damage.

Abdirashid Abdi Jama, chairman of the Wadani Party’s youth wing who lives in the area where the attack took place, confirmed the blast, and said they heard the blast at about 11:50 p.m.

Somaliland officials in Borama have not yet commented on the attack, but the situation is calm this morning.

The attack comes amid political dispute regarding power sharing in Somaliland’s house of representatives.

Awdal region has been the scene of repeated ambush attacks by armed groups, no group has claimed this attest attack.

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