Jamal Farah

56-year-old freelance journalist Jamal Farah Adan was shot dead by two gunmen in Galkayo city, in the Somali state of Puntland.

Jamal Farah Adan’s radio programmes were critical of the Al-Shabaab terrorist group and its operations in the region. According to eyewitnesses, he was attacked by two men who found him seated in front of a shop owned by his family in Galkayo’s Siinay neighbourhood.

He was hit by two bullets in the head and one in the neck, according to doctors at Galkayo Medical Center, where he died upon arrival.