Al shabaab militants have executed two electoral delegates near the coastal city of Harardheere in Mudug region in central Somalia, the latest in string of attacks against elders voted for the new MPs.
Radio Shabelle’s correspondent in central Somalia said the two elders were killed by Al shabaab as they returned from Adado city, the interim capital of Galmudug state where they took part lower house polls.
One of the slain electoral delegates was identified as Hassan Mohamed Nur, according to our reporter. The execution of the elders occurred at areas located in the outskirts of Harardhere.
Al shabaab did not comment on the murder of the men, but their death has sent a wave of shock among the local residents who are in panic of the killing of the electoral delegates