MOGADISHU—The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has announced a temporary lockdown of Aden Abdulle International Airport on Tuesday ahead of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres touchdown in Mogadishu.
“Lockdown measures include internal checkpoints within AAIA/Halane, enforcement of curfew from 2000 hrs to
0500hrs, beach access is prohibited among other measures,” a statement by ATMIS said in part.
UPDATE: The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guteres set to land in Mogadishu tomorrow amid heightened fight against insurgency, drought situation and ongoing conflict in Las Anod. pic.twitter.com/SzcmScEyzR
— Kulan Post (@kulanpost) April 10, 2023
Heightened security measures at the airport will mean mounting of additional checkpoints.