Former Kismayo Port manager killed in Shootout

At least three people were killed including former Kismayo port manager Awil Ali Barre in a shootout between Jubaland security forces in Kismayo.

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ol intersection near the city’s main monument, between Jubbaland security forces stationed there and presidential guards who tried to force their way into the road.

A statement from the Jubbaland said Awil was killed at a security checkpoint near his home on Sunday night.

”Awil was a senior official and was shot dead by gunmen at a checkpoint near his residence in Kismayo,” the statement read in part.

”Jubaland extends its condolences to the people of Jubaland on the death of the late Awil Ali Barre,”

According to the statement, an investigation is underway.