GAROWE, 5 August 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The minister of information of the Somalia’s region of Puntland has been killed in Galkayo. The minister who was there for official work has been shot by two men wearing military uniform in the town’s downtown.
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Reports from Galkayo say the Minister went to Galkayo for a clan conflict in the area and was going to solve some insecurity problems in the region.
There is no further information about the incident but the the murderers managed to escape.
This is the first time that a Minister is killed in the city but assassination of officials, businessmen and others are common in the region especially Galkayo.
Puntland is a relatively peaceful state in the north east Somalia.