By Gulaid Dalha
Hargeisa (Somali Commentator) -At a press conference held by Somaliland’s Minister of Interior Ali Mohamed Waran-Adde, at least 8 armed assailants who ambushed mountains surrounding Berbera were successfully apprehended and are now all in custody. One of the assailants is reported to have been injured and is currently being treated at Hargeisa Hospital. The murderers killed Late Abdirisak Asayr during an operation he was going to carry out in Biyolay – a district of about 30 km from Berbera. During this operation, various security forces including military armies,Somaliland Trained Units, policemen, marine partaken very dramatically. Speaking about the incident, the Minister of Interior, Hon. Waran-adde said, “The object main purpose behind the mission was to capture those criminals who threated the nation generally and the Sahil region particularly.”
Tensions and demos flared in some towns after the killing of Asayr as people called for the swift arrests of the culprits behind the heinous murder of Asayr.
Mr Waran-adde lastly pointed out that Somaliland has demonstrated peace, prosperity and vigilance. “Somaliland will no longer accept any threat to its peace and stability,” the Minister added.