Another Somali journalist survives shooting

9 Jul

Abdulkadir Omar Abdulle (Universal TV)

Nairobi, July 9, 2012–Two unidentified gunmen shot Universal TV reporter and anchor
Abdulkadir Omar Abdulle on Saturday evening near his home in the southern Wadajir
district of the capital, Mogadishu, but he survived the attack, local
journalists told CPJ.

An eyewitness spotted two men removing pistols from their
waists and warned Abdulkadir before the two gunmen shot him four times in the
stomach and leg, according to local journalists and
. The journalist managed to run inside his house and the two gunmen
fled the scene. Abdulkadir is recovering at Madina Hospital, local journalists
told CPJ.

from Committee to Protect Journalists

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