Somalia: The Head of P&O Ports At Bosaso City Killed By Al Shabaab

Bossaso port, the economic hub of northern Somalia, in late March 2018.

The Head of Dubai based P&O ports, a port operator owned by the UAE's DP world in Bassaso town, Paul Anthony Fermosa, has been killed on Monday morning.

The initial report indicates that the officer was attacked by a man disguising as a fisherman who was later killed by his security guards, according to police.

Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the assassination.

Puntland administration has not yet commented on the attack.

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