Sunday, August 05, 2012
Unknown gunmen killed managing director of Mogadishu National Airport Ibrahim Iman Halane on Saturday (August 4th), the Somali National News Agency reported.
Halane was attacked while he was leaving a mosque after the evening prayer in Mogadishu's Hamar Weyne district. The gunmen immediately fled the scene.
Deputy Minister of Transportation Abdurahman Kulmiye Hirsi, sent his condolences to the family of the deceased and said security forces are investigating the case.
The gunmen were al-Shabaab agents, Hamar Weyne District Commissioner Abdulahi Ibrahim Sahal Gardhuub told Somalia's Shabelle Media Network.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.