Somali reporter dies from gunshot wounds


Mogadishu  A Somali television journalist who was seriously wounded by gunmen in the capital Mogadishu earlier this week has died, relatives and colleagues said Sunday.

The attack Tuesday on Mohamed Mohamud Timacade, a reporter with London-based Somali-language Universal TV, was the latest on journalists in the conflict-wracked country.

Timacade was shot several times in the neck, chest and shoulder when the attackers sprayed his car with bullets.

“My brother died in the Medina hospital last night (Saturday) from the gunshot wounds. We wish him rest in heaven,” Fadumo Abdirahman told AFP.

Sahro Ise, a local

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