Second journalist killed in Mogadishu within 24 hours

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Monday August 13, 2012 - 08:56:15 in English News by Super Admin
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    Second journalist killed in Mogadishu within 24 hours

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By Fadumo Farah -

ASOJ.ORG - Second Somali journalist has been erased from Earth today. Mohamud Ali Buneyste was shot dead in the capital Mogadishu by a government soldier, according to eyewitness.

Voice of Democracy Radio journalist Mohamud Buneyste who returned to Mogadishu after many years in exile was trying to take pictures of a car accident near Stadium Mogadishu, Yaqshid district in Mogadishu where he was watched a football game before  he was hit by the stray bullets, reports says.

Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) Leader -  Dahir Alasow said “I am lost for words” “it is a bad day for the Somalia media, because we lost two great friends today” he added

“Our colleague in Mogadishu have just returned from the funeral of Yusuf Ali Osman {Farey) who had been shot dead by unknown gunmen on his way to work earlier today and few hours later we hear this sad news - All we can say is our thoughts, love, respect and prayers are with him and his family”

“On the same day August 11, 2007, we lost two great journalists – Mahad Amed Elmi and Ali Iman Sharmake” he said Mr Alasow.

Late Buneyste is the 10thjournalist to be assassinated in Somalia this year.Aged around 22, Buneyste was also  webmaster of www.horyaalmedia.com




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