Unidentified armed men shot dead a famous elder in Bulahawa town near Somalia’s border with Kenya.
The elder, Idris Abdi Adan was killed by two men armed with pistols who attacked him in the centre of the town as witness confirm.
The administration of Bullahawa has blamed Al-Shabaab fighters for the killing this prominent elder.
The attackers escaped from the scene immediately before the security forces reached the area.
No one was arrested in connection with the murder of the elder.