Somali prosecutor shot dead in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU – Unknown gunmen have on Sunday shot and killed a man, who is said to be a prosecutor in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, a journalist said.

The deceased man, whose name has been released as Hassan Dhere [tall] was gunned down by hooded men armed with pistols near police station in the city’s Yaqshid area, according to freelance journalist, Mohamed Jameka.

Jameka says the killers fled from the crime scene uncaught.

Somali security forces reached the spot and launched an operation relating the incident.

No arrests were made over the murder, he said.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Sunday’s assassination in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

Reporting by Abdirisak Mohamud Tuuryare from Mogadishu, Somalia.

Abdi Aziz Hassan Ibrahim is , a somali veteran journalist based in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Twitter @mareegonline Email: