Somali military official killed by Al-Shabaab militants

A military official of Somalia’s Puntland state was on Sunday shot dead by Al-Shabaab militants in Bosaso town, a state official confirmed. Abdikarim Hassan Firdhiye was killed “as he was walking out of one of the local FM stations where he was giving an interview over court cases,” said Abdifitah Haji Aden, chairperson of the Puntland Supreme Military Court. The Al-Shabaab Islamist group has claimed responsibility for the killing. Puntland...