at least 33 Ethiopian colonialist soldiers have been killed and 36 others have been wounded in the latest battles between ONLA [Ogaden National Liberation Army] and colonialist troops. The battles took place as follows:
On 4 July 2008, colonialist soldiers were attacked four times in a place called Malqaqa in Galalshe district, killing 13 soldiers and wounding 15 others.
On 3 July 2008, four colonialist soldiers were killed and five others were wounded in a battle that occurred in Samu in Danod district. On the same date, five colonialist soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in a battle that took place on the outskirts of Yu'ub town. Also on 3 July, a nocturnal attack was carried out against colonialist soldiers stationed in Malayko town. Casualties suffered by them are unknown.
On 2 July 2008, seven colonialist soldiers were killed and six others were wounded in a surprise attack launched against them in a place called Dih Dher in Degeh Bur district.
On 29 June 2008, colonialist soldiers based in a place called Kalyal in Kebri Dehar district were attacked. Four colonialist soldiers were killed and seven others were wounded in the attack.
Source: Radio Freedom, Voice of the Ogadeni People