Somalia: Puntland army slams Finance Minister’s claims of paying salaries to troops

GAROWE, Puntland – In a statement released by senior officers of Puntland commandos, they rejected recent allegation made by Finance Minister of no outstanding arrears for Puntland state troops, Garowe Online reports.
Last Sunday, Puntland soldiers staged mutiny in the state capital Garowe and seized control of the Parliament headquarters for hours demanding payment of their overdue salaries, however, the seizure ended following intervention of prominent clan elders and politicians.
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