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Aden Mohamed Nur Saran-Sor (Somali: Aaden Maxamed Nuur), commonly known as Aaden Saransoor, is a Somali warlord. He is a commander in the Rahanweyn Resistance Army (RRA), and his militia is in control of Baidoa, seat of the Transitional Federal Parliament.
On October 6, 2006, his militia surrounded the house of general Ali Hussein Loyan, (also known as Ali Mohamed Hassan Loyan), the national police commander. On the thirty-first of the same month, Saran-Sor was accused of backing rebellion against the Transitional Federal Parliament by Aden Mohamed Nor, Minister of Justice in the Baidoa-based government. When the RRA split into two rival factions, Saran-Sor supported Mohamed Ibrahim Habsade.
References and notes
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- Agence France-Presse authors (2006-02-24). "Regional Somali authority bans lawmakers from carrying weapons" (PDF). AFP; article hosted by Benadir-Watch. Retrieved 2006-12-12.
- Palmieri, Vincenzo (2005). "Somalia: a nation in turmoil, no more?". www.globeresearch.it. Globe Research and Publishing. Retrieved 2007-01-06.
- South African Press Association and Agence France-Presse authors (2006-10-06). "Armed stand-off in Somali govt seat". Mail & Guardian. Retrieved 2007-01-06.
- Kennedy, Elizabeth A. (2007-01-04). "Mogadishu residents reluctant to give up guns". Associated Press. Daily Herald and Lee Enterprises. Retrieved 2006-01-06.
- Agence France-Presse authors (2003). "Six killed in factional violence in Somalia (in middle of page)". AFP; article hosted by MIT. Retrieved 2006-12-12.
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