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Protesters killed during deadly clashes in Sool Region

At least 20 protesters were killed during deadly clashes with security forces in the past five days in Laascaanood, Sool region. Internet and phone lines have now been shut off by Somaliland's security forces in the city. The protesters are demanding their city be run by  Puntland rather than Somaliland. This event took place on 01/02/2023 at the following location: Laascaanood, Somalia.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Protest

Total Fatalities: 20

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 20

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Africa News/AFP