Bosaso,Somalia-At least one person has been confirmed dead,five more people were reportedly wounded in massive demonstration in Bosaso ,the seaport town in Barri region in North-eastern Somalia,local residents have said on Wednesday Morning.
The demonstration has been organized by local residents,demanding the president of Puntland Administration ,Abdi Wali Gaas to oust DP-World company from Basaso port city and the territory of Puntland regional state.
A prominent elder in Basaso,Suldaan Sa’id told to Danan News, speaking on the phone that the protesters were chanting slogans against Dubai based Company which is controlling now the seaport of Bosaso town,adding that the demonstration is ongoing throughout the city.
Sa’id has noted that at least one civilian has been killed and 5 others wounded after Puntland security forces open gunshots the angry protesters who flooded and took on Bosaso streets,resulting the death of one innocent and the injury of five people, according to the elder.
Written by: Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul