Abdullahi Omar Gedi

Beats Covered:
Local or Foreign:

Gedi, 25, a studio technician and part-time reporter for
Radio Daljir, was stabbed in the Galkayo district of Somalia’s semi-autonomous
region of Puntland, according to local journalists.

Shortly after leaving work to meet a friend that evening,
Gedi was stabbed several times by multiple, unidentified assailants, the
station reported. He died of chest and leg injuries at Galkayo General Hospital,
local journalists told CPJ. Primarily a studio technician, Gedi also covered
local news as a reporter and a presenter. Authorities did not disclose a
motive or suspects.