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Soldier, khat trader killed in drive-by shooting in Bakaro market

Storyline:National News, Security

A soldier and a female khat trader were killed Wednesday in Mogadishu’s Bakaro market following an exchange of fire, eye witnesses said.

Sources told Goobjoog News the deceased soldier was shot at by armed men in a drive-away car and the woman who was selling khat at Bar-Ubaax junction was hit by a stray bullet.

The assailants sped off, eye witnesses said.