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Yusuf Osman Dhumal

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Commands held  Chief of Army
Name  Yusuf Dhumal

Rank  General officer
Allegiance  Transitional Federal Government

Service/branch  Somali Armed Forces

General Yusuf Osman "Dhumal" (Somali: Yuusuf Cusmaan "Duumaal", Arabic: يوسف عثمان الدومال‎‎), also known as Yusuf Hussein "Dhumaal", is a Somali military official.

Career

Dhumal hails from the Marehan sub-clan of the Rer Ahmed.

He started his career as an officer in Somalia's military. In 1988, he was transferred to the police. Dhumal was promoted to Banadir Region Police Commissioner, and later to Deputy Commissioner for National Police Operations.

On 14 May 2009, Dhumal was appointed Chief of Army of the Somali Armed Forces. He was concurrently named Brigadier General.

Dhumal was later replaced with Mohamed Gelle Kahiye on 6 December 2009.

References

Yusuf Osman Dhumal Wikipedia


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