By SOF Editor on Fri, 11/13/2009 - 12:09pm
Security forces in Somalia's northern semi-autonomous region of Puntland say three people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a judge late Wednesday in the commercial port town of Bosasso. The assassination may be linked to a Puntland cell of al-Shabab, a militant group linked with al-Qaida.
According to witnesses, two masked gunmen ambushed the judge, Sheik Mohamed Abdi Aware, as he left a mosque. Aware died after being shot several times in the head and chest.