Mareeg.com – Unknown gunmen have gunned down a prominent elder in Garowe the capital city of the semi-autonomous region of Puntland. The elder Mahamud Mahamed Farax (Hamari), was killed on Monday night by three unknown men armed with pistols as he was heading to his house, according to witnesses.
“The attackers were armed with pistols and shot the elder several times in the head, killing him instantly,” a resident who asked anonymity.
The killers have immediately escaped from the area after the murder and no one was arrested in connection of the killing. No group has so far claimed the responsibility of the killing in Garowe tonight, and the motive of the killing is yet unclear.