Galmudug state security minister, Ahmed Moalim Fiqi has announced that he escaped from an assassination plot.
Fiqi said: “Al shabab militants group set up an explosive device at my car with the intention of killing me. I am safe and sound. We have detained the perpetrator who was behind this heinous incident.”
The minister has said that the security forces have access information from al shabab leader in Mudug province, as the security forces tried to catch in hand, he started to defend but he was shot and later arrested.
He urged Galmudug residents to cooperate with security forces in Galkayo in a bid to box out terrorist elements who pose threat to the safety of the public and that of the region.