OYOGist.com has learned that a Governor in Somalia known as Ahmed Musa Nur and his security men died as a result of a suicide bombing attack on Sunday. The incident was reported by the AFP where it was gathered that the bombing occured in a city of Galkayo, at the time when the governor and his people were driving along the city.
The suicide bomber who was driving a scooter crashed into the governor’s car, all the three vehicles exploded, the governor, his driver and his security men died at the spot.
The eyewitness of the terror attack Bile Muhammad said ” everyone in those vehicles died including the governor, drivers and the security personnel, fire engulfed the entire scene with smoke”.
However, Al-shabab claims responsibility for the deadly bombing. Al-shabab group conducted similar attack in the month of March where they succeeded in killing the governor of Puntland.
On Sunday Al-shabab posted on their website, “our fighter who died as a matyr succeeded in killing the governor of Madug today”.
The city of Galkayo is a little bit far way from the city of Somalia about 600km apart. A lot of crimal attack and suicide bombing have been reported in the city.
In the year 2011, Al-shabab group and Alqaeda were defeated in Somalia but up to this time they still have control over certain locations in Somalia. The terror groups promised to overthrow Somalian government.