Journalist killed in shooting attack in Somali capital
A Malaysian journalist has been killed in a shooting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, security officials said.
Initial reports say African Union peacekeepers opened fire on his vehicle. A security official told the BBC the attack was being investigated.Noramfaizul Mohd Nor had been on a trip with the aid agency Putera 1Malaysia Club, his employer said. Another reporter was wounded in the incident.
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The shooting took place near a busy junction known as Kilometer Four and AU troops were involved, security sources and the aid agency said.
Thirty-nine-year-old Noramfaizul Mohd Nor, a cameraman with Malaysia's national Bernama TV, was accompanying Putera 1Malaysia Club, who were carrying out a humanitarian mission, his employer said in a statement.
The wounded journalist was Aji Saregar Mazlan, Bernama added. The team had been due to travel home on Saturday.
Muhideen Mohamed, who works with the charity, said troops from Amisom - the AU peacekeeping force which was patrolling the city - fired on the journalists as they travelled to the airport, where they were based. Read here