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Is a police escort (SPU) in Somaliland assigned to the foreigner automatically or must the foreigner request it?

According to Lonely Planet: All hotels can arrange SPU protection. It costs about US$20 per day for a soldier, plus food.
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Is a police escort (SPU) in Somaliland assigned to the foreigner automatically or must the foreigner request it?

As of my personal experience from 2014, you have to request it. You will not automatically be accompanied by a police escort. *** Update*** Again, as of my personal experience from 2014, you are able ...
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When does a foreigner's police escort from the elite Special Police Unit (SPU) have to escort the foreigner in Somaliland?

I traveled as a single (male) traveller to Somaliland in 2014. At that time, I also read about obligatory SPU protection. I entered via Tog Wajaale from where I traveled by car/minibus to Hargeisa and ...
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