Slain Garadag Somaliland police officer buried


By M.A. Egge

The police inspector who was gunned down at a village in Garadag, the late Abaas Mohamed Dirie was laid to rest yesterday Saturday 24th of July 2021 morning at a burial ceremony held at Garadag graveyard.

The Sanaag Governor Eng Ahmed Osman Hassan, Police Commanders Mohamed Noor Khaliif and Faisal Hiis were amongst mourners at the funeral that was attended by several traditional leaders and colleagues of the departed officer, family, relatives and friends.

The late Abbas who was a two-pipped officer was gunned down while on duty by an assailant at Goot-hiilay in Garadag environs.

The police commanders said that security apparatus was in hot pursuit of the assailant who was still at large. The sent their condolences to the family members and relatives of the slain officer.


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