Somalia: Soldier Opens Fire On a Civilian Bus in Mogadishu, Kills One

Mogadishu — Witnesses said that a government soldier on Thursday opened fire on a civilian bus traveling at Tarabunka square in Mogadishu, Somali capital, killing civilian, injuring 2 others.

The incident took place after the driver of the vehicle ignored to pay illegal money demanded by the driver the soldier that led the death of a woman on the car.

"A government soldier killed the woman and wounded two others who were on board on a civilian bus that was traveling today on Tarabunka Street located south of Mogadishu," a Witness said.

Reports said Security forces reached at the area of the shooting minutes after the soldier managed to escape uncaught.

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