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Tragic Blast Claims Lives of Two Innocent Civilians in Gedo Area

Dolow (AX) - A tragic incident occurred when a civilian vehicle struck a landmine on the road between Baled Hawo and Dolow districts in Gedo region. Two individuals lost their lives, while five others sustained injuries in the Thursday afternoon blast. Witnesses mentioned that the blast caused significant damage to the car carrying the civilians. As soon as the explosion occurred, government troops arrived at the scene to conduct a prompt investigation. However, no arrests were made during the initial inquiry. Thus far, no…

America condemns Israel for neglecting civilian safety during Gaza crisis

President Biden has directed a thorough inquiry into Israel's use of American weaponry and compliance with humanitarian law. According to the State Department, the Biden administration believes that Israel may have breached international norms by failing to safeguard civilians in Gaza. However, they have not found concrete evidence to justify withholding military assistance. In a detailed evaluation of Israel's actions in Gaza, the State Department reported that Israel possesses the necessary knowledge, experience, and…

Turkish drones wreak havoc in Somalia, claiming lives of 23 innocent civilians, including children, reports Amnesty International

The global watchdog urged Somalia and Turkey to investigate the incidents for possible "war crimes." Amnesty International accused the Somali government of killing over two dozen civilians using Turkish drones in attacks against Islamist insurgents, potentially constituting war crimes. The London-based organization reported the deaths of 23 civilians, including 14 children and five women, during drone strikes on March 18 in Lower Shabelle, southern Somalia, based on victim and witness accounts, satellite imagery, and medical…

Investigation Uncovers Possible War Crimes: 23 Civilians Killed in Turkey’s Airstrikes in Somalia

In March, 14 children and 17 civilians were harmed in attacks that could be considered as war crimes. Families of the victims should be compensated for their losses. According to Amnesty International, two separate incidents that resulted in the death of 23 civilians during Somali military operations assisted by Turkish drones ought to be thoroughly investigated as potential war crimes. On March 18, 2024, strikes in the Lower Shabelle region tragically took the lives of 14 children and other civilians. The armed conflict…

Ethiopia pledges motion after video reveals males in uniform burning civilians alive

Ethiopia pledges motion after video reveals males in uniform burning civilians alive NAIROBI- Ethiopia's authorities mentioned on Saturday it will take motion towards the perpetrators after a video emerged on social media displaying gunmen, some in navy uniforms, burning civilians to demise within the west of the nation. The Ethiopian authorities's communications service mentioned in an…

Museveni confirms Ugandan army killed civilians captured in Somalia

KAMPALA, Uganda Uganda People's Defense Forces group accused of killing civilians in Somalia has been arrested, President Yoweri Museveni confirms, which is an exciting event that can help families to claim justice. Two weeks ago, seven people, including two truck drivers, were blown up by AMISOM soldiers, allegedly on a revenge mission, shortly after they were ambushed by al-Shabaab militants. It is not known why the army is opposing the civilian population. The victims were innocent civilians, with AMISOM initially…

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