Mogadishu (Caasimada Online) – Former Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has issued a statement condemning the recent killings of innocent civilians by the Somaliland military in Lasanod in the Sool region.
In his statement, Farmajo expressed his deep sadness and condolences for the families and loved ones of the innocent civilians who lost their lives in the violence. He also prayed for the health and well-being of those who were injured in the attacks.
“I am sharing in the sadness with the families and friends of the innocent civilians who were killed by the Somaliland military in the city of Lasanod in the Sool region, and I pray to Allah to make their home in Jannatul Firdowsa,” Farmajo said.
Farmajo also called for an immediate end to the violence against the civilian population and any actions that may disrupt the stability and peace of the region.
“The people of Lascanod, the Sool region, and all Somalis cannot bear any more intense conflict and hardship, so I call for an immediate end to the violence against the civilian population and anything that might obstruct the stability and peace of the region.”
The situation in Lasanod in Sool region of Somalia has been marked by ongoing conflict and tension in recent months.
The recent killings by the Somaliland military have exacerbated the situation, leading to widespread outrage and calls for an end to the violence. The Somaliland military has been accused of using excessive force against civilians, causing a wave of displacement and suffering in the region.
Farmajo stressed the importance of finding a peaceful solution to the conflicts and tensions in the Sool region and called on Somali leaders and dignitaries to work towards this goal.
“Also, I pray to Allah for the health of all those who have been injured, and I hope that Somali leaders and dignitaries will stand for finding a solution to the problems in the Sool region,” he said. His statement has been met with widespread support from the Somali community, who have called for an end to the violence and suffering in the area.
The situation in the Sool region remains volatile, and Somaliland military continues to use excessive force against civilians.
Farmajo’s call for peace and diplomacy is seen as a step in the right direction toward finding a peaceful resolution to the conflicts in the region. His message of hope and unity has resonated with many Somalis, who are eager to see an end to the violence and suffering in the country.
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is a Somali politician who served as the President of Somalia from 2017 to 2021. He is a former Prime Minister of Somalia and has held various government and diplomatic positions throughout his career.