OLA Update #5 / 9th August, 2021
Qallacha Hache, Bule Hora district
Malka Guba military camp captured
Bule Hora district, West Gujji All of Bule Hora district with the exception of Bule Hora town has been captured by the OLA after a week of heavy fighting.
Gumi-Eldalo district, Gujji After over a month of fighting, the Oromo Liberation Army has captured the Ethiopian military camp located in Malka Guba.
Liban district, Gujji On August 7th, 2021, the Oromo Liberation Army surrounded an Ethiopian military camp located in Dhaka Qalati and launched several attacks. Fighting is ongoing.
Madda Walabu district, Bale Several attacks on Ethiopian security forces by OLA commando units have resulted in 56 enemy combatants being killed in the last two weeks.
North Shawa The Oromo Liberation Army has launched a major offensive in North Shawa and captured the main road running through North Shawa to Amhara state. - On August 7th, 2021, the Oromo Liberation Army overran and took an Ethiopian military camp located in Yaya Haro (Dagam). - On August 7th, 2021, the OLA captured the towns of Ali Doro and Ula Ummo (Elamu) in Kuyu. - An attempted counteroffensive by Ethiopian security forces in the afternoon of August 7th, 2021, was routed resulting in over 100 enemy combatants being killed. Several vehicles and rifles were also captured. - Ethiopian security forces attempting to rally in Wara Jarso were forced to retreat with over 50 AKM rifles being captured in the battle.
Limmu Galila district, East Walaga The Oromo Liberation Army has captured Limmu Galila district.
Nunu Kumba district, East Walaga The majority of Nunu Kumba district has been captured by the Oromo Liberation Army after heavy fighting with Ethiopian security forces in Hora Bacha and Birinqas.
Yamalogi Walal district, Kelem Walaga An attempted offensive by Ethiopian security forces was routed resulting in several dozen enemy combatants being killed.
Gidami district, Kelem Walaga Following a 3 hour offensive, the Oromo Liberation Army has captured the following: - The Ethiopian military camp in Buri (near Gidami town) - The Ethiopian military camp next to the Gidami town administration office. - The Ethiopian military camp located in "China Camp" (within Gidami town)