Simha Condemns Assassination Attempt On Female Radio Journalist

Somali Independent Media Houses Association strongly condemns the attempted assassination on Radio Journalist on Tuesday.

Former Radio Barkulan reporter Nimo Hassan narrowly escaped death when two gunmen armed with pistols with intentions of killing attacked Tuk-Tuk she was travelling in, in Mogadishu Waberi district.

She told SIMHA that she is on hiding to avoid another possible attack on her life.

Radio Baidoa journalist Daud Omar and his wife were shot dead by gunmen who broke into their house in Baidoa last week.

No one was arrested in connection to both cases involving attacks on journalists.

The association calls upon the Somali government to take measures to protect the journalists against threat on their lives.