Woman Khat vendor killed in Banaadir region

Somalia—A woman who is a khat vendor was killed this evening in Karaan district, Banaadir region.

The woman is said to have been killed by a police officer from Hirshabelle regional government. The officer who was named Osman Adole shot dead the woman after a short quarrel at a market used to sell khat.

It is said that the two argued for a short while before the officer fired bullets on the woman and she died on the spot. It is unclear what the two disagreed upon.

Residents have confirmed this incident to Radio Dalsan, an online media outlet.

Police manning Karaan district arrived at the scene to carry out investigations. Sources reveal that the police have nabbed the officer who shot the woman dead.