Al Jazeera English – Africa – Ethiopian troops enter Somali town

Ethiopian troops have crossed into neighbouring Somalia and seized control of a town from Islamist fighters, witnesses say.Hundreds of troops reportedly entered the strategically important town of Beledweyne on Saturday.Abdinur Ahmed Maow, a local resident, told The Associated Press news agency that the armed opposition fighters had left “without a single shot”.Abdulahi Faramiliq, another resident of Beledweyne, said that the troops were cordoning off residential areas and going from house to house searching for weapons.

Al Jazeera English – Africa – Ethiopian troops enter Somali town

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