BREAKING: A senior Police officer killed in car bomb blast in Galka’yo town, Somalia


MOGADISHU– A senior Puntland Police commander who identified as Ali Ibrahim Ali popularly known as Ali Magafe has been confirmed dead after bomb explosives fitted into the his vehicle went off in Police station in northern Galka’yo city in Mudug region , central Somalia, Danan reported.

A police officer named as Ayte told Danan News that the car bomb explosion hit in Police station, resulting the death of Ali Magafe, adding that there were not wounds.

Somalia based Al-Qaida linked group, Alshabab militants claimed the responsibility for attack, saying that its fighters behind the attack.

Alshabab militants carry out frequent attacks against Somalia national army, AMISOM peace keeping troops and government officials across the country in a bid to topple the country’s UN backed government.

Written by: Mohamed Ibrahim Bulbul