Abdi Jeylani Malaq Marshale, in his late thirties or early forties, was killed late Tuesday, minutes after leaving Kulmiye radio station, where he worked as drama producer and performer.
"Two men shot and seriously injured Marshale... the comedian was later pronounced dead," said police lieutenant Mohamed Gaal, adding that "unfortunately the assailants escaped."
The shooting of Marshale, who also worked for the London-based Universal TV station and who reported having received death threats on several occasions, is the latest in a string of apparently targeted killings against media workers. (Continue reading.)
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Somali Comedian Abdi Jeylani Malaq Marshale Murdered in the Name of Allah
It's strange that no one is surprised, seeing as how all religions are equally likely to produce violence.