MOGADISHU – A Somali police officer was shot and killed by suspected al Shabaab gunmen in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
The victim whose name has been released yet was gunned down by men armed with pistols near ex-control Afgoye junction in Mogadishu, a witness said.
He says the killers confiscated the officer’s pistol, shortly after the assassination.
Somali police soldiers arrived at the scene and carried out manhunt.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the assassination.