Somalia: Governor killed in suicide bombing claimed by al-Shabab

The governor of the Mudug region in Somalia’s Puntland has been killed along with three of his bodyguards in a suicide car bombing claimed by armed group al-Shabab, according to the police and a security official.

“A suicide car bomb hit the governor’s car. Governor Ahmed Muse Nur and three of his bodyguards died,” police captain Mohamed Osman told the Reuters news agency on Sunday.

In late March, the governor of Puntland was killed in similar circumstances.

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Source:Al Jazeera