MOGADISHU, (Xinhua) -- A
senior police commander was killed on Wednesday in a car explosion in Puntland
in Somalia’s northern region.
security officer who requested not to be named told Xinhua that Ali Ibrahim Ali
who was senior police officer died in Galkayo.
“The bomb was
fitted in his car and it exploded while he was inside,” the officer said.
He added that
the security forces arrived at the scene and arrested several people in
connection with the incident.
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.