National Union of Somali Journalists is shocked to hear the death of Somali Journalist Mahad Ali Mohamed in Galka’ayo, NUSOJ expresses its deepest sympathies and sends message of condolences to the families, friends, relatives and colleagues of Somali Journalist Mahad Ali Mohamed, who was killed by a stray bullet during a heavy fighting in the town of Galka’ayo in central Somalia.
The late Mahad was working with radio Codka Mudug and he died around 4:30 pm, soon after he left home for work at the station of Radio Mudug.
The Director of Codka Mudug (Mudug Voice), Hanad Abdi Farah, has said that he’s been shocked to hear the death of his colleague. “Mahad has been hit by a stray bullet at 10:30 am, he was rushed to hospital and went into coma and died in hospital at 4:30 pm.”
The Union’s Secretary General, Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu– said the death of the journalist was heart breaking and sent a message of condolence to the family of the late Somali Journalist.
“The late Somali Journalist Mahad Ali Mohamed, was a young, very vibrant and we share the family’s grievances” said Mahir Jama Aden, the president of NUSOJ.