Africa
  World
  Islam
  Health
  Photos

World Islamic Prayer

Cimilada
VOA Somali
BBC Somali 14:00
BBC Somali 18:00
Deutsche Welle
BBC Radio
Voice of America
IRIN Radio
NPR Radio
Radio Netherland
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2014 - 5:11:05 AM
Somalia
Somalia: Poet and Al Shabaab defector killed in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia Oct 30 2012 (Garowe Online) – Famous poet Abwan Warsame Shire Awale and a female civilian were gunned down by masked gunmen Monday night in the war-torn capital of Mogadishu, Garowe Online reports.

Mr. Awale was shot and killed near his home in the Hamar Jadiid neighborhood located in the Waberi district.

Mr. Awale who was working with a radio station in Mogadishu told people close to him that he received many death threats over the past year.

Abwan Gure, Head of Radio Kulmiye based in Mogadishu said that Mr. Awale was pronounced dead on the scene.

“Men who were wearing masks shot the poet killing him instantly,” said Mr. Gure.

A former Al Shabaab defector Luul Ali Sabriye was shot and killed in a neighborhood in Wardiigley district by a lone gunman.

According to sources, Luul defected to the Somali government months ago and received many death threats during that time.

Also on Tuesday in Mogadishu, a Somali government soldier opened fired on a bus after he and a civilian on board the bus disputed for some time, according to local sources.

One person was killed and two were injured and rushed to Madina hospital.

At least 4 people were killed in the past two days in Mogadishu.

GAROWE ONLINE  

                               

RELATED:
Somalia: Somaliland forces withdraw from historic town of Taleh
Somalia: Somaliland troops seize Taleh town ahead of clan convention
Somalia: No-confidence motion against President Hassan looms-Sources


Advertisement
 

Vacancy Anouncment Legal Advisor for the Puntland House of Representatives

EDITORS PICK:

Somalia: Somaliland forces withdraw from historic town of Taleh

TALEH, Somalia April 16, 2014 (Garowe Online)

Somalia: Somaliland troops seize Taleh town ahead of clan convention

Somalia: No-confidence motion against President Hassan looms-Sources

Somalia: Kuwaiti Company to construct Airport, University in Puntland

Somalia: Federal Govt, Ethiopian troops clash with Al Shabaab in Bakool

Somalia: PM in Kismayo Port City for official visit

Somalia: National Armed Forces celebrate 54th anniversary

Somalia: Puntland Farmers Day marked with ‘Commendations and Pledges’

Somalia: AMISOM, Jubaland forces rescue Kenyan nationals held by Al Shabaab

Somalia: PM on visit to liberated towns

Somalia: Midnight blaze devours Baidoa market, 7 injured

Somalia: Puntland President attends symposium on security in Galkayo

Somalia: British, French nationals killed in shooting at airport [Report]

Somalia: Briton, French gunned down at Galkayo airport

About Us | Disclaimer | Copyright | Contact Us