23 May 2014

Somalia: Interim Jubba Administration Official Wounded in Dhobley Attack

According to news reports from the Dhobley district in Lower Jubba region, a senior official of the Interim Jubba Administration was attacked by armed assailants last night.

Although the official was not killed in the attack, him and his wife were wounded his son was murdered in the raid on their home.

Until now, the name of the official has not been released to the public, and witnesses described that the Interim Jubba Administration have pledged to pursue the perpetrators.

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