Puntland army prosecutor shot dead in Bosasso city
Unidentified assailants thought to be Al Shabaab members have shot and killed the military prosecutor of Puntland state in the northeastern coastal town of Bosasso on Sunday morning.
An eyewitness said the gunmen fled from the scene after shooting dead the attorney general of Puntland military. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the murder.
Last week, Al shabaab has killed a deputy police commander and Puntland’s presidency director in Bosasso city which has been hit by Al shabaab attacks over the past few years.
Puntland, a semi-autonomous federal state in northeast of Somalia is battling for years pro-ISIL militants and Al shabaab fighters in the mountains of Galgala near Bosasso town.