Rival clan militias fight near Galkayo, three dead

Clan militias from Puntland and Galmudug have fought in Taroge, outside the central Somali city of Galayo, Mudug Region.

The fighting, which lasted hours, left three people from both sides dead and five others wounded.

The two sides are fighting over pasture lands, with revenge killings further inflaming tensions.

A delegation from the Somali senate and officials from Mudug administration have arrived in the area to try and end the conflict.