At least 24 dead in Somaliland fighting

Violence followed Las Anod clan elders declaring intention to cut ties with breakaway republic of Somaliland

At least 24 people have been killed and 53 wounded amid heavy fighting in the Somali city of Las Anod, after local clan elders declared their intention to cut ties with the breakaway republic of Somaliland and rejoin Somalia.

In a second day of violence, local elders said on Tuesday that electricity and water in the city had been cut off, and a health centre had been attacked with mortars.

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