Somalia

Mustaf Abdi Nur

01 November 2015

The freelance cameraman was among the 2 people killed in the Somali capital on Sunday after Shebab gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way inside a hotel, police said. Nur, also known as Shafana, was killed in the second blast at the Sahafi hotel after he arrived to cover the first explosion. Another photojournalist , Feisal, working for Reuters was injured.

The Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed responsibility for the dawn attack at the Sahafi hotel, which is popular with members of parliament, government employees and businessmen.