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Gunmen Shot Dead Somali Journalist Abdiasis Mohammed Ali in Mogadishu

28 September 2016

Two men armed with pistols shot and killed Somali radio journalist Abdiasis Mohamed Ali, widely known as Haji, in Mogadishu on Tuesday, 27th September 2016.

The journalist, a reporter with Radio Shabelle, in the Somali capital, was hit five times in the chest and neck. The attack happened in Jiiro-garoob neighbourhood of Yaqshid district in northern Mogadishu shortly after 6pm as he left the radio station. He was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

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