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Ministry of finance official killed in Benadir
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Ministry of finance official killed in Benadir

A ministry of finance official has been shot dead by unknown gunmen last night in Jamhuriya of Karaan district, Benadir region.
The official was shot in the head by a group of young men armed with Pistol killing him on the spot while he was headed home.
The Assailants fled from the scene before the arrival of the police.
According to residents, the Somali police arrived at the area and took the body to the CID for investigation.
No arrest was made by the police over the murder of the official.
On the other hand, Al-Qaeda linked group Alshabab claimed the murder on their website saying the deceased was named Abdullahi Barise and was working for the finance ministry of the tax department.
The government is yet to comment on the matter.