The identity of the driver is yet to be released by security forces, perhaps a strategy to further nab his associates through contact tracing.
The al Shabaab Islamist insurgency is also active in the southern Somali region, but could not be reached for comment.
Heavy Gunfire was exchanged when the armed pirates attacked a British-flagged oil tanker near the Yemen coast.
He got promoted to a regional level representing his home Hiiraan region in the 1979 regional football tournament.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after Somalia labeled Voice of America journalist Harun Maruf a “threat” to security.
The UN chief also lauds efforts from multinational teams which have traditionally helped to push for the peacekeeping process in Somalia.