Sunday, April 3, 2016

Somali Intelligence officer killed in Mogadishu drive-by shooting

  MOGADISHU, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Unknown gunmen on Sunday killed a senior Somali intelligence officer in a drive-by shooting in Hamarweyne district, Mogadishu, officials said.

District Commissioner Abdukadir Mohamed Abdukadir told reporters that gunmen in a private car opened fire at Mahamed Farah's vehicle, killing him on the spot.

"They (gunmen) later escaped from the scene. Security forces have arrived at the scene and are carrying out investigation," Abdukadir said.

No group has by far claimed the responsibility for the attack.