DAA Daily

Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled killed in suicide attack

By Mia Stevens

In the Somali capital of Mogadishu, a famous Somali journalist who was a critic of the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabab was killed in a suicide bomb assault.

Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled, better known as Abdiaziz Afrika, was assassinated as he walked out of a downtown restaurant shortly afternoon.

The blast also injured two other persons nearby, who were brought to the hospital.

Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the incident and claimed to have targeted the journalist from Radio Mogadishu.

According to a report on the official Radio Mogadishu website, the bomber exploded a device in front of a car at the restaurant where Guled was accompanied by the director of Somali National Television and a driver.

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