Tensions are running high between regional forces of Puntland and Galmudug in the city of Galkayo of the Mudug region local residents said Saturday, KNN reports.
Locals said both administrations deployed troops in large numbers around the city forcing some residents to flee their homes, a city already affected by a repeated clashes between Galmudug and Puntland forces.
Efforts to ease and end the hostility seemingly failed several times. No comments from both sides. Residents reported sporadic gunfire between the regional forces late Friday killing at least two people and wounded several more others.