And shame on somalinet who is even accusing the freedomfighters for "spoiling" the Day..What about the 35.000 occupying ethiopian soldiers in Muqdisho??no one mention it
Somalia: Militants spoil the spirit of 1st July
Sat. June 30, 2007 08:55 pm.- By Mohamed Abdi Farah. - Send this news article
(SomaliNet) A heavy explosion and gunfire could be heard tonight in Wadnaha road, south of the Somalia capital Mogadishu as celebrations marking the 1st July independence day continue in the presidential palace.
A local resident who is in condition of anonymous told Somalinet by telephone that masked local militants have launched an ambush attack on the government soldiers stationing at the check points of Howlwadaag and Geed Jaceyl.
A ceremony of commemorating the 37th anniversary when Somalia took its independence from the Italian colonial in 1960 is currently going on in Villa Somalia, the presidential compound in Mogadishu where many top government officials are present under heavy tight security.
Somalia’s interim president Abdulahi Yusuf Ahmed is expected to deliver his national speech at the occasion, at mid night local time the national flag will hoisted.