These acacia groves used to be a holy place before the invading forces of Somalia converted them into an arsenal.
long shots of the groves, shots of various explosives, and others, see the somalia soldiers had left behind tanks, trucks multi-launchers, armoured personnel carriers and trucks all of them immobilised by the regular workers and militia forces of ethiopia while entering Jijiga.
more peoples arrived by singing the revolutionary songs.
The Ethiopian forces are pitching tents after arriving in the outside of Jijiga town through the Karamara pass see on the back the caramara pass the militia forces have already raised the Ethiopian national flag in the camp.
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Background: These acacia groves used to be a holy place before the invading forces of Somalia converted them into an arsenal. Under the shades of the se trees which gave cover from being spotted from the air. hidden in the these groves were hundreds of crates of explosives, artillery shells and ammunition. the crates bore clear markings that they originated from NATO countries, some arab countries, some of the them writings in arabic showing that the suppliers were arab countries.
some of them shipped from egypt whose 7.9 mm Hakim rifles were also found in unpacked crates.
as the meeting was in progress some of the tanks captured from the retreating somalia forces drove past to the cheering of the gathering.
mohammed hassan who was groaning all the time said he was refused even an aspro by the invaders. "if they had seen me in this condition perhaps they would have resorted to mercy killing", mohammed hassan said as he was taken to the helicopter.