Somali Journalist dies at Hospital, After Sustaining Severe Bullet Injuries

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) mourns for the death of the Somali journalist who was sustaining severe injuries at the Madina Hospital in Mogadishu on 26 October 2013 around 1030pm.

Assailants shot more than 6 times at journalist, Mohamed Mohamoud “TImacade”, on 22 October 2013 near his home in Madina neighborhood.

Late, Mohamed Mohamoud worked for the Universal television, a privately owned Television station based in London.

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) sends its sincere sympathies and condolences to the Somali media fraternity, especially the families, friends and colleagues of late Mohamed Mohamoud Timacade.

NUSOJ calls for the Somali government to end the impunity and bring the killers to book.

“I send my sincere condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of late Timacade,” Mohamed Ibrahim, Secretary-General of the National Union of Somali Journalists, “The impunity is driving us crazy, we demand from the Somali government to end the impunity and bring the killers to book once and for all.”

Late Timacade becomes the seventh journalist killed in Somalia this year alone and left behind a wife and children.

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