Abdinasir Abdulle Ga’al

The 24-year-old cameraman working for government-controlled Radio Station, Somali National Army, was killed Mogadishu in a bomb attack targeting the local military base located in Awdheegle of the Lower Shabelle region 70 kilometers southwest of capital Mogadishu. The blast was one of the two attacks carried out by the militants of Al-Shabaab group.

According to the National Union of Journalists (NUSOJ), an IFJ affiliate, Ga’al was travelling with the SNA’s command to conduct interviews with elders of Awdheegle locality following its liberation by the SNA. Five other persons were also killed in the attack, NUSOJ adds.