The Transitional Federal Government of Somalia saddened th death of
Abdisalam Sheikh Hassan (Hiis), a journalist working with Horn Cable TV.
Mr. Hassan was shot and killed at approximately 4pm today under unclear
circumstances near the Madina
Hotel in Mogadishu.
The Government is investigating the incident and will issue a detailed statement
investigations are complete.
At this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends
of Mr. Hassan. His
contribution to the Somali media fraternity will be sorely missed.