Hargeysa, Somaliland, February 27, 2010 (SL Times) – Militias of the
Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) attacked civilians in the area
of Isgoyska which is part of Aware district in the Somali region of
Explaining what happened, Sultan Ali Abdillahi Baane told the Somali
language newspaper Ogaal that the civilians were attacked by the ONLF
while they were in the middle of building a water reservoir. The attack
resulted in the death of two civilians. After the attack, the civilian
population re-engaged the ONLF and killed four members of the ONLF and
wounded one of them. Then the ONLF sneaked back into the civilian area
and abducted two young men and slaughtered them.
The ONLF has a standing policy of killing civilians, especially members
of the Isaq clan who oppose the ONLF’s cruel and primitive methods. The
ONLF also has a declared policy of burning vehicles that belong to
members of the Isaq clan.