2 District Commissioners Kidnapped By Alshabaab In Gedo
Somali militant group AlShabaab has kidnapped two elders said to be local Gedo administration district commissioners
In a media briefing Gedo Governor Mohamed Mohamud confirmed of the kidnapping of Mohamed Kosow Abdullahi and Ahmed Omar.
Governor Mohamud however said two elders had no links to the federal or local administration and may have been kidnapped for other reasons amid reports that the hostages were district commissioners.
Two young men said to be sons to the two elders were released by the militants.
AlShabaab has not commented on the kidnapping.