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Somalia: Puntland police conduct operations after killings

BOSSASO, Somalia May 12, 2012 (Garowe Online) – After the two killings of two men on Thursday, Puntland Minister of Security Khalif Isse Mudan said that Bossaso police are investigating the killings, Radio Garowe reports.

Minister Mudan spoke very passionately about the killings of the two Puntland officials and told the media that the murderers would be brought to justice.

On Thursday night in Bossaso’s Lanta Hawada neighborhood, two Puntland officials heading to a nearby cafe were approached by a lone gunman armed with a pistol, who according to witnesses was a young man. The gunman shot and killed one of the officials. The other official, wrestled with the gunman who had an accomplice nearby, while the two were struggling the gunman's accomplice killed the remaining official. Both gunmen escaped apprehension.

Puntland police in the commercial city of Bossaso conducted operations in the peak hours of Saturday, 7 suspects were apprehended. Minister Mudan said that the killings of the two officials could be related to terrorist activities. The 7 suspects have alleged ties to Al Shabaab and 5 are suspected of being the terrorist organization’s assassins.

Minister Mudan told reporters that the Puntland police have made significant progress in dismantling the terrorist organization’s movements. “The Puntland police together with the help of the Puntland citizens have made it tougher for the agents of this terrorist organization to conduct attacks in Puntland,” said Minister Mudan.

GAROWE ONLINE
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