Prominent elder shot and killed in Kismayo town by gunmen




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Gun men in Kismayo have shot and killed a prominent Somali elder in the port town of Kismayo this afternoon, residents told Radio Dalsan

Gun men in Kismayo have shot and killed a prominent Somali elder in the port town of Kismayo this afternoon, residents told Radio Dalsan.

Mohamed Hussein Hafow, a famous clan elder of the Cawramale clan was shot and killed by gunmen near Dal’adda area of Kismayo. The gunmen left the crime scene without fear and no one was arrested for the killing.

It was not immediately clear what was the motive of the assassination related. In February more than 80 people including elders, doctors and other key figures of the society have been assassinated in the town for what many described as clan-related disputes.

The port town of Kismayo in the Lower Jubba region has been a hostile town that hosted clan-based hostility since June last year after armed militia of predominant of Ogaden clan took control of the town reslting armed clashes against other local clan militia in the town

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