Lasanod, 6 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A violent demonstration rock Lasanod today as tens of people burned tires and were throwing stones against the security forces in the city.
The demonstrations took place as the police arrested teachers at Islamic madrasas in the town in connection with the recent bomb attacks.
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The demonstrators were chanting statements against Somaliland government requesting an immediate release of the prisoners.
At least two people died when the police fired at the crowds who are throwing stones and burning tires in the main roads. Others are also wounded.
This comes when a number of Somaliland ministers and other officials are visiting the town to enforce the ongoing investigations of the recent bomb attacks in the city. Somaliland officials believe that Alshabab is behind the attacks but nobody claimed the responsibility.