Somaliland: 16 years old teenager shot by police dies

The 16 years old teenager who was shot seven times by a police officer yesterday is pronounced dead at Hargeisa General Hospital on Saturday.

The late Ahmed Dayib Abdi Korse was battling for his life after he was shot while in police custody.

Opposition groups have stated that the shooting was a barbaric act and have condemned it with the strongest possible terms.

Law enforcement agencies have said that the incident was not carried out intentionally but a one that was destined.

Police commissioner has said that the perpetrator is in detention and will be brought before the justice.

Deputy Minister of Interior Mr. Adare has told that the government has planned to take the teenager to Djibouti so that he could be treated due to his critical condition.

He made the remarks hours after the teenager has been announced dead.

SL Informer