Ethiopian forces clash with protesters at Jeexdin Oil fields
Well organized protests spearheaded by the resident in Shilabo town took place in the center of the town today. Ethiopian army and Chinese oil-field workers with Abdi Iley visited Shilabo. However, they met by protesters against looting the Ogaden Natural Resource. Abdi Iley’s Liyu Police opened fire and killed one of the protesters, according to eyewitnesses.
Protesters forced Chinese Poly-GCL Petroleum Investment Limited to stop all activities in Jeexdin (Calub) gas field in Shilavo, Ogaden region. Abdi Iley fled to Har’ad tonight, Har’ad is is just two hours’ drive away from Shilabo.