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Two businessmen, two youth leaders shot dead in Dhusamareb and Mataban districts

Storyline:National News, Security

GOOBJOOG NEWS|CENTRAL SOMALIA: Two prominent businessmen and two other youth leaders were gunned down in separate incidents in Galgadud and Hiiraan regions Tuesday.

In Mataban district of Hiiraan region, two youth leaders identified as Galad Abdi Qawle and Farah Ali Towle were shot dead by armed assailants who immediately fled the scene. The circumstances surrounding the killings remained unclear but some sources claimed it was related to clan disputes in the area.

In Dhusamareb district of Galgadud region, two prominent business identified as Sheikh Hassan Diirshe Adde and Saeed Tahleel Mohamed were shot dead by armed. There was no word yet from authorities regarding the murders.

Following the killing of the businessmen, residents of Dhusamareb flocked the streets to protest the killing of the businessmen.