Burao, 20 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The Somaliland police in Togdher have clashed with gunmen on Saturday. The police raided a house in Faqa Ayub village, around 170kms northern Burao while searching a man who killed a police officer in Burao last week.

It is reported that the man was hiding in a house in the village when the police attacked but faced with resistance from armed men. One of the militia died and two others were wounded, one of them is a policeman.

The regional admin confirmed the clash to the press saying they will capture the suspect soon. They did not give any further details to the incident.

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Reports say there are efforts going on in Burao in order to avoid more clashes in the Faqa Ayub village.

A gunman killed a police officer last week as he was coming out from a teashop in Burao. It is believed that the killing was related to a clan revenge.