Tragic Incident: Gunmen Claim Life of Prominent Traditional Elder Near Jowhar Town

Gunmen shot dead Hassan Ali Muude, a prominent traditional elder identified, on the outskirts of Jowhar town, the administrative capital of Hirshabelle State, on Tuesday night. The killing occurred in Asirmal village, one of the villages near Jowhar town, and the culprits fled the scene, according to eyewitness reports.

Reports suggest that the killing may be linked to tribal revenge, as no group has claimed responsibility yet. Neither the regional state authorities nor the federal government have commented on the incident.

The victim was one of the prominent traditional elders in Jowhar city and its surrounding areas. His untimely demise has left a void in the community, with many mourning the loss of a respected leader.

Local authorities have launched an investigation into the incident, but as of now, no arrests have been made. The tragedy has raised concerns about the security situation in the region, with residents calling for increased measures to prevent such attacks in the future.

In the aftermath of the killing, there has been a heightened sense of fear and uncertainty among the residents of Asirmal village and the surrounding areas. Many are demanding justice for Hassan Ali Muude and are urging authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice swiftly.

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