Somali suicide bomber kills famous Somali journalist

Mogadishu-Al-Shabaab’s suicide bomber in the Somali capital killed himself and a famous Somali journalist on Saturday, Al-Shabaab and his family told Reuters.

Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled, commonly known as Abdiaziz Afrika, worked with the government-owned Radio Mogadishu to cover a wide range of al-Shabaab.

“My cousin Abdiajiz was killed by a suicide bomber shortly after going to a restaurant … he died when he was taken to the hospital,” his cousin Abdullah Null told Reuters.

“He always shed a great light on al-Shabaab. May God rest his soul,” Null said.

Al-Shabaab confirmed that it was behind the attack. Groups that want to overthrow the government and impose their own rigorous interpretation of Islamic law frequently carry out bombings.

“The Mujahideen have been hunting the Mujahideen for a long time. He committed a crime against Islam and was involved in the killing of the Mujahideen,” Al-Shabaab military operations spokesman Abdiasis Ab Musab called Reuters. Said in.

Witnesses told Reuters that four people were injured in an attack near a busy restaurant.

One of the injured was the director of the Somali National Television Station, the station said in a tweet.

Government and police spokespersons did not immediately respond to requests for comment.