Today was buried in out side Mogadishu, a Somali journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Rage, who shot to death on Sunday outside his home in
Mogadishu by unknown gunmen, becoming the fourth journalist killed in his country this year, a witness said.
The journalis, was a reporter for the state-run Radio Mogadishu and Somali National Television. He fled Mogadishu in September 2009 after
a spate of killings, and was among a few journalists who had returned to continue their careers.
Mr. Rageh left work around 5 p.m. Sunday for his home in the Dharkenley district, said Abdirahim Isse Addow, director of Radio
Mogadishu. “But, after a while, we heard very disheartening news about his death,” Mr. Addow said, adding that Radio Mogadishu’s work would
continue as usual.
No group claimed responsibility for the killing, but the governmentblames Al-Shabab.
One journalist Bashiir , told Midnimo Information center : “Everyone hear this news he worry the killing Mohamed Rage.
After leaving Somalia in 2009, Mr. Rageh worked as Somali National Television’s correspondent in Kampala, Uganda. He is survived by his
wife and two children.
“It is very difficult to know how are killed in journalist in Somalia.” Said one of journalist in buried.
Correspondents note that the Somali military often plays down the number of people killed in clashes with militants.
Somalia is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. On Jan. 18, gunmen shot to death Abdi Hareed Osman of
Radio Shabelle, and two other journalists were killed this year in suicide bombings. In 2012, 18 journalists and media workers were
killed in Somalia.
By: Midnimo Information Center.
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