Somali reporter killed in 4th journalist murder this year

MOGADISHU - A Somali journalist workingfor the government broadcaster was shot dead outside his homein the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, the fourth reporter to bemurdered in the country this year, the union of journalistssaid.

Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh, who worked for Somali NationalTelevision and Radio Mogadishu, was killed by unknown assailantsas he returned home after work, according to Abdirahim IsseAddow, director of Radio Mogadishu, who was quoted by theNational Union of Somali Journalists.

Three other journalists had been killed in Somalia so farthis year, the union said.

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