Gunmen take over Puntland State Television from Garowe say gunmen stormed the headquarters of Puntland Television Station.


Puntland TV is state-owned broadcasting
station. They have removed the staff of the TV station from there and occupied all
the studios and offices. Sources say, they also chased soldiers who were guarding
the TV station. The attackers were about 15 in number. Other sources say they belong
to the clan of Ahmed Mohamed Ali –Ahmed Kismayo who used to be the director of the
TV station but was laid off yesterday.


Reports say, following the incident,
Puntland land security forces later on apprehended Ahmed Kismayo. Elders are now
trying to find a solution for the matter. The TV station where the gunmen stormed
is near the state house.