Somalia: An Official Working for Somali Central Bank Shot Dead in Mogadishu


An employee working at the central bank of Somalia has been killed by suspected Al shabaab Gunmen in the capital, Mogadishu, witness said on Monday.

Two pistol-wielding assailants believed to be Al shabaab members shot and killed the officer who was identified as Abdullahi Mumin as he was walking out of his house at Nasteho nighbourhood in Wadajir district.

A witness confirmed to Radio Shabelle the assassination of the Somali central bank’s member of staff in Mogadishu, saying that the killers escaped before police arrived the scene of the shooting and cordoned it off.

Wadajir district has been the scene of frequent Al shabaab attacks that killed many Govt workers and security force members in the past few weeks.
Source: AllAfrica