Amisom Djibouti Soldier Killed In Fighting With Somalia Army Over Khat Incident

A Djiboutian Amisom peacekeeping troop was on Wednesday killed in fighting between Somali and Djibouti troops in Bula Barde in Hiraan region, Radio Dalsan reports.

According to a regional official, the skirmishes between the two was sparked off by an incident where a Djiboutian soldier is alleged to have slapped a lady Khat trade.

Somalia National Army troops followed up the peacekeeper but he fled away.

SNA soldiers confronted Djibouti troops and a firefight ensued leading to the killing of one Djiboutian soldier.

This is the second time that a Khat incident involving a Djiboutian soldier has led to bloodshed and killing.