A civilian Elder gunned down in Somali capital, Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia (Keydmedia) - Unidentified gunmen shot and killed overnight a civilian Elder in Somalia’s the lawless capital, Mogadishu, eyewitnesses said on Wednesday.
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Osman Barihi, the Elder was killed as he was on his way to home at Nasteeho village of Wadajir district in the capital after evening prayer around 6:30 PM local time and it is not yet clear the reason of killing this guy, but locals specify that the killers were two masked gunmen armed with pistols who escaped at the scene after the shooting.

Many local residents congregated at the shooting spot, which expressed shock and scare over the incident occurred last night in their village or home town.

Reports indicated that dozens of security forces from the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia reached at the scene and began search operations across the village to find out the killers.

Security Officials of the Wadajir district administration for Somali government told Keydmedia English News correspondent in Mogadishu that they are yet hunting down the two gunmen committed the killing.

Wadajir district is one of the Mogadishu districts largely controlled by the Somali Interim government supporting by AMISOM after Al-shabab withdrew last year,2011.

Keydmedia.net - Mogadishu, Somalia 

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