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3 HIRSHABELLE REGIONAL STATE OFFICIALS KILLED IN IED ATTACK
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3 HIRSHABELLE REGIONAL STATE OFFICIALS KILLED IN IED ATTACK

Several senior officials among them Middle Shabelle deputy governor Abdullahi Shitaawe were killed in a landmine blast at Gololey locality near Bal’ad town.
Sources in the area confirmed hat Shitaawe and several other officials including former HirShabelle trade minister Sabriye Osman died on the spot when the vehicle they were travelling hit an explosive improvised device (IED) between Balcad and Jowhar the City of Hirshabelle suspected to have been planted on the road.
Road between Mogadisho and Jowhar last 2 years being a dangerous zone as Al-Shabab used to ambush Hirshabelle officials traveling in and out .