Malaysian TV cameraman shot dead in Somali capital

By REUTERS
September 2, 2011 23:51

 
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MOGADISHU - A Malaysian television cameraman was shot dead on Friday and another wounded by African peacekeepers in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, witnesses and a local aid worker hosting the journalists said.

Muhideen Mohamed, who works with the Malaysian Putera1 Malaysia Club charity, said the cameraman had been killed by peacekeepers from the AMISOM force who were patrolling the city that has been the centre of an Islamist insurgency.

"AMISOM killed a Malaysian journalist and injured another between the K4 road junction and Mogadishu airport on Friday," Mohamed, the aid group's local coordinator told Reuters.

The peacekeepers' armoured convoy had been heading towards the airport, where they are based, when they opened fire on the journalists' vehicle, Mohamed said.

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