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Ogaden rebels destroy Ethiopian military convoy en route to Somalia

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OGADEN NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT

ONLF/PR/06/25

Military Communique’

Dec 24, 2006 — On the 23rd of December, armed forces of the Ogaden National Liberation Front
(ONLF) intercepted an Ethiopian military convoy headed for central Somalia at a
location called Baraajisale in the Qoraxay province. The military convoy
consisted of 20 armored vehicles as well as military transport trucks. 4 vehicles
were destroyed resulting in several Ethiopian casualties. At the end of the
battle, the convoy abandoned its operation aimed at central Somalia and returned
to base with several wounded. This operation is in line with the policy of the
ONLF to resist Ethiopian attacks on Somalia originating from our territory.

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