Journalist killed in Somalia, third this year says union

November 19, 2014 8:06 AM

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BOSSASSO Somalia (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a journalist in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the third killed in Somalia this year, a colleague and the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) said.

Radio journalist Abdirisak Ali Abdi, nicknamed Silver, was killed in the Puntland town of Galkacyo late on Tuesday, said Faduma Yusuf, who worked with him at Radio Daljir. "Gunmen hit him with several bullets," she told Reuters.

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