Somaliland: Puntland Traditional Leader Assassinated


Afu urur village near Bosaso town where officlally sanctioned assasinations are rife

Somalilandsun – A well Known traditional leader from Bari province in the Somalia administrative region has been assassinated.
According to a galgalanews report Mohamed Dib Gurhan ‘Salim’ was gunned down in the Afu’urur village a few kilometers from Bosaso town in Bari region of Puntland by masked persons believed to be government security agents.
The late Gurhan who hails from the restive Galgala area is a brother to the former governor of Bari region Ali Diib Gurhan whose tenure saw the United Nations Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eriteria state in a confidential report of 13th Oct that militant’s infiltration into low morale Puntland security forces had been apparent and profuse.