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Border Dispute: People and Somali Region

border dispute: A long-standing border dispute and an increased military presence in the regions triggered the recent fighting, according to Toronto Star. Officials agreed to reconcile differences in April and troops were deployed to major roads, but clashes have continued. Spokesperson Negeri Lenco says 98 people were arrested in the Oromia region and five arrested in the Somali region. Fighting in September killed several dozen people and displaced tens of thousands of Oromos. Many people fled to the forest after troops . . . entered the area. People were fighting with whatever means they have against the Somali special police, Galagalo Daalacha, an ethnic Oromo, told The Associated Press of Friday's fighting in the Borana area. ( As reported in the news.