Somalia: Senior Intelligence commander killed in explosion in Gedo province

A bomb explosion in Southern Somalia killed a top intelligence official who was forefront at the war on Al-Shabaab militants.

Bakaal Kuuke died in a roadside blast targeted his car on Thursday night on the outskirts of Luuq town in Gedo province which is located on Somalia-Kenya.

The passing on of NISA Colonel Abdurahman Abdullahi Bakaal Kooke is very painful. May Allah grant him Jannah. Rest assured, he will be avenged,” said Adam Aw Hirsi, the state minister for environment who is a close relative of the slain official.

The NISA official was returning from Luuq and en route to Dolow within the region at the time of the attack.

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