Somalis mourned the death of journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh, the fourth journalist to be killed in the country this year. (Google Images)

Reuters is reporting that Somali journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh was shot and killed outside his home in Mogadishu on Sunday. The fourth journalist to be killed in Somalia this year, Rageh was a reporter for the state broadcaster Somali National Television and Radio Mogadishu.

According to Reuters:

[Rageh] was killed by unknown assailants as he returned home after work, according to Abdirahim Isse Addow, director of Radio Mogadishu, who was quoted by the National Union of Somali Journalists.

Rageh’s murder came a week after at least 30 people were killed by a car bomb, suicide bombers and gunmen at Mogadishu’s law courts and a car bomb explosion near the airport.

Read more at Reuters.

This news brief was written by Kaitlin Higgins, editorial assistant for The Burton Wire.

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