Unknown armed men killed a famous businessman Yusuf Aalim in Bosaso district, the headquarters of Bari region and the commercial center of semi autonomous regional state of Puntland on Tuesday night.
Eye witness say men armed with pistols opened fire on the businessman immediately after evening prayer and fled from the scene without delay.
On the other hand stray bullets from nowhere killed another person in the area who was sitting in a restaurant.
Confronting reports say Puntland police forces that were patrolling the area during the attack opened the bullets that killed the second person.
No one was areested in connection with the murder of the famous businessman in Bosaso city.