6 Killed after Puntland President’s Convoy Involved In Accident
The convoy of Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni has been involved in an accident leading to the death of six bodyguards.
The convoy was travelling Qardho to Garowe when one of the vehicles overturned and led to the death of six bodyguards and injured seven others.
Puntland president Said Abdullahi Deni confirmed the incident in a statement.
''I have been informed that six soldiers had been killed in an accident. I offer my deepest condolences to the family and the people of Puntland.''
Among those killed include Commander of the 4th Darawish Forces of Puntland, General Mohamed Mohamed Warsame.
Accidents involving convoys are rare in the Puntland State of Somalia.