Sa’id Osman

According to NUSOJ’s statement, the 30-year-old radio reporter working for privately owned Radio Voice of Peace in Somali city of Galkayo, was slashed in the back and heart when he was leaving the radio station. After the attack, a passer-by saw the journalist lying unconscious on the ground and rushed him quickly to Mudug Regional Hospital. Radio Voice of Peace chief editor Ahmed Mohamed Ali told reportedly said that Osman underwent an emergency operation to save his life but sadly passed away a few minutes afterwards.

The killing followed Osman’s reporting on the insecurity of Galkayo city due to the activities of jihadist group Al-Shabbaab and NUSOJ believes that Omar’s reporting was the motive behind the crime.

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