Somalia: Mogadishu mayor dies in Qatar for wounds

Doha, August 01, 2019  , August 01, 2019  (Hornnews24) — The mayor of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, who was also Banadir regional governor, Abdirahman Omar Osman has died on Thursday after being severely wounded by a bomb blast in his office last week.

Somalia’s Alqaida-linked gruup, known as Alshabaab, has claimed the responsbility for the attack which killed dozens of government officials and wounded scores of others. 

According to government reports, the mayor, has passed away in Qatar, where he was taken for treatment.  He had been in coma for several days before he finally died.

Somali government officials have recently stated that the mayor’s health was improving which was apparently unfounded lie aimed at misguiding the Somali people.  

Osman was once Somalia’s Information Minister.  Main opposition party leader, Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsameh, President Farmajo of Somalia and other politicians have sent their condolences to the bereaved family of late Mayar Osman wishing his soul for a heavenly rest. 

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