Ogadentoday Press: In the evening of August 17, 2018, an Oromo affiliated militia abducted Somali family members in the area of Hararge, on route to Chelenqo, Eastern Hararge in Oromia regional Administration
The family members who have been some released recently from Ogaden Jail in Jigjiga were traveling along the road link to Hirna and Harar, According to Ahmed a cousin of the family who has contacted with Ogadentoday Press on phone from the US has confirmed that all members have been killed.
The names are as follows
- Shine Ali Badil – Clan elder recently released Ogaden Jail in Jigjiga
- Mohamud Ali Badil – Brother of Shiine released from the jail
- Sheekh Hassan Kamil Sayid
- Abdi Kader Sayid Ahmed
- and the Son of Sheekh Rauuf, one of Islamic scholar known in the region
There is no Somali Regional Administration that can contact at this moment in Oromo Regional administration since the full central committee and Somali regional administration are in Addis Ababa. Most Somalis in the region strongly believe that Oromo Regional Administration and federal government know the incident and are not cooperating to find a durable solution in the region.
The insecurity of the road between Jigjiga and Diridawa is increasing the recent months and many Somali and Oromo are not traveling between the areas.