Sources in the semi-autonomous regional state of Puntland in the northern Somalia said Wednesday that a local police officer was killed in a car bomb explosion, KNN reports.
The late police commissioner was identified as Ali Ibrahim. He was the head of Galkayo police commission. Police said his car has been fixed with a time bomb which exploded as killed officer was on his way to work.
The militant group, Al-Shabaab which routinely carries out such attacks in the region claimed responsibility of today’s killing.