Somalia increased its support for the rebel groups fighting in the Ogaden but their guerrilla raids made less headway than the Somali army wanted. One of the women described how soldiers had taken her and another 10 women into a nearby forest, where they were beaten and raped before being left for dead:. Mayor, which is it? A sweat-drenched nightmare for too-trusting PM: Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Somaliland. Nur, the local elder, said that young fishermen including former pirates have hijacked the ship.