SOMESHA Concerns over the murder attempt against its chief
It was at around 12:30pm, on Monday 9th January 2012, at Bakara Market; Mr. Daud who was assessing the situation of main Somali Market together with another local journalist named Hassan Dhaley got a message from a friend to Hassan through his phone.
SOMESHA members and family of Daud who have been trafficking the incident acknowledged that On 9th January 2012, there was an assassination attempt in Mogadishu aimed to kill Mr. Daud Abdi Daud, the SOMESHA chief by forces believed sent by one of the Somali Remittance Company based in Bakara market.
Hassan was informed through that message that two men armed with pistols were in the market to shout and kill the journalist going with him. Hassan informed Daud about the matter and they left immediately through a different vehicle.
Thanks to the sender of the message they (both) are save now and Daud is back to Nairobi.
The Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) calls upon the TFG security forces to be vigilant about the security threat against the journalists and humanitarian workers in Somalia. SOMESHA condemns such kind of attack which against the humanity.