Somali radio director murdered
05 Feb 09

Said Tahlil, director of HornAfrik radio was shot dead in Mogadishu yesterday (4 February). Tahlil was attacked by gunmen while on his way to a meeting called by representatives of the al-Shabab militia.

The militia is strongly suspected to have played a part in his murder. HornAfrik halted all broadcasts as a mark of respect for its director.
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