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Prominent Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled killed in suicide bomb attack

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Prominent Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled killed in suicide bomb attack

A distinguished Somali journalist, Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled, has been killed by an Al-Shabaab suicide bomber within the capital, Mogadishu. 

 

Guled, a Radio Mogadishu director, generally often called Abdiaziz Afrika, was killed within the blast which occurred as he was leaving a restaurant on Saturday, November 21. 

 

The assault wounded a number of different folks, together with the director of Somali Nationwide Tv and a driver.

 

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Prominent Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled killed in suicide bomb attack

 

The veteran journalist, who was a critic of the Islamist armed group, was well-known for his interviews with detained suspects and his broadcasts usually attracted giant audiences.

 

Authorities official Ismael Mukhtar Omar, an ex-colleague of Abdiaziz, mentioned that police had confirmed that the blast had been attributable to a suicide bomber.

 

“He got here out of the restaurant and went into his automotive with a colleague after they’d dinner and the suicide bomber ran onto the automotive window and detonated himself,” mentioned one other colleague Ali Mohamed.

 

“My cousin Abdiaziz was killed by a suicide bomber instantly after he went out to a restaurant … He died as he was rushed to hospital. He at all times shone a giant gentle on al-Shabab, could God relaxation his soul.” his cousin, Abdullahi Nur, advised Reuters information company.

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In an announcement, Somalia’s Deputy Data Minister Abdirahman Yusuf Omar mentioned the nation had misplaced a “courageous man”.

 

Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble, who provided his condolences to Guled’s household.

 

“Abdiaziz was a hardworking journalist and nationwide hero who labored for his nation, his folks and his faith with braveness and relentlessness,” he mentioned.

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Al-Shabaab claimed duty for the assault and had focused the journalist for ‘committing crimes towards Islam’

 

“The mujahideen had been looking Abdiaziz for a very long time. He dedicated crimes towards Islam, he was concerned within the killing of mujahideens,” Abdiasis Abu Musab, al-Shabab army operation spokesperson, advised Reuters. 

 

The journalist was buried at present. 

 

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