assailants disguised as students shot Ahmed four times in the chest and stomach
as he left his house in the Shibis neighborhood of Mogadishu to go to work,
according to local journalists and news
reports. Ahmed was pronounced dead at Keysaney Hospital in the
No one has taken
responsibility for the attack, according to local
Ahmed, 40, was a technician for the state-run Radio
Mogadishu and had previously worked for several leading stations, such as the
now-defunct HornAfrik and Radio Banadir.
Local journalists said he had been instrumental in helping several radio
stations in the capital troubleshoot broadcasting problems.