Las Anod, Somaliland, July 14, 2012 (SL Times) – Somaliland’s Police
Commissioner, Abdillahi Fadal Iman, went on a visit to Las Anod this
He spoke with the media when he arrived there and said the main purpose
of his visit was to get a close look at the security situation. He also
remarked that he wanted get an idea of the situation of the police and
how they go about their job. This is the first time that Abdillahi Fadal
Iman visits Las Anod since he became police commissioner.
The on-and-off cycle of targeted bombings and assassinations has started
again in Las Anod and this most probably prompted the police
commissioner’s trip to that city. The latest such bombing in Las Anod
was that of the house of the deputy head of the CID which resulted in
the death of a member of the custodial corps. Before that, the deputy
prosecutor of Sool region was killed in Las Anod.
There has also been reports of al-Shabaab presence in Las Anod.