Senior somali intelligence officer shot dead by Al-Shabaab fighers in Mogadishu
Mogadishu (Harar24) – Senior Somalia intelligence officer was assassinated tonight by unknown gunmen in the Somali capital, witnesses and officials confirmed.
Colonel AbdiAzizi Araye, who was senior official at Somalia’s western backed intelligence agency was ambushed by armed men in Mogadishu’s waberi district, shooting at him several times. “Two men armed with pistols shot the man several times and run away , ” witness told Harar24.
Somalia Islamist fighters Al-Shabaab movement quickly claimed responsibility for the attack .
Somali security forces arrive the scene of the killing but no one was arrested for the incident so far.