NGO Action Against Hunger have pulled out of northeastern
Somalia after a grenade was thrown over the compound wall
at night. It hit the roof but didn't explode.
to UN sources, the failed attack on 13 June was from a disgruntled
month, MSF-Holland pulled out of the northeast when a man
threatened one of its staff in an unresolved issue over a
are only five international staff left in the northwest region
of Somalia, said a UN source.
order by the Puntland authorities that aid agencies stop using
militia as hired protection, and use police, remains "under
discussion" UN sources told IRIN.
still need to hire militia men, said the source, because no
police have been provided. Puntland authorities are "holding
back" on the original directive, said the source.