5 December 2012

Somalia: Gunmen Assassinate Atraditional Elder in Mogadishu

Mogadishu — Unknown gunmen have shot and killed on Wednesday evening an elder in Mogadishu's Wadajir district, witnesses said.

Mohamed Mohmud Yusuf Odey, one of the former 135-member constituent assembly chose the current federal MPs was assassinated by men armed with pistols in front of his house located in Nasteeho neighborhood in Mogadishu, Somali capital.

The killers have managed to escape from the scene uncaught.

The reason behin the murder of late elder is yet to be established by the local authority in Wadajir district under Somali government. Investigations are under by the Somali forces, according the officials.

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