Gunmen kill sixth Somali journalist in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia (Keydmedia)-Gunmen have shot dead a Somali radio reporter in the capital Mogadishu.The journalist was the sixth to be killed in the war-torn country this year, colleagues said.
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“We are devastated to learn that our colleague Ahmed Ado Anshur was killed in Dharkinley district ... this is terrible,” said Abdi Osmail, a colleague at the private Radio Shabelle station.

Anshur, the third reporter to be killed from Radio Shabelle this year, was shot by unknown gunmen as he headed home after work.

A presenter broke the news on Radio Shabelle before broadcasting verses of the Koran in a sign of condolence.

“We have breaking news that one of our journalists, Ahmed Ado Anshur, was shot dead near his house,\" the presenter said.

Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has described Somalia as the deadliest African nation for journalists. - Mogadishu, Somalia

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