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Body of Missing Somali-American Businessman Found
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Body of Missing Somali-American Businessman Found

The body of Somali American businessman Mohammed Bashir who has been missing for 10 days has been found dead in Kirinyaga county approximately 110.7 km from the Kenyan capital Nairobi. In a statement, the family of Bashir Mohamed Mohamud said he was tortured and had bullet wounds. "It is with heavy hearts that the family of Bashir Mohamed Mohamud informs you that the body of Bashir was found earlier today at Kerugoya level 5 hospital,” the statement said in part. The remains of the Somali-American national were found at Kerugoya Level 5 Hospital in Kirinyaga on Saturday. Bashir was last seen on Thursday, May 13, and his car was found burnt few days later in a town located 80 km (49.7 mi) south of Nairobi. He was a famous contractor who had secured huge government contracts to construct markets in different towns in Nairobi.