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Gunman kills two foreign aid workers in Mogadishu attack

30 December 2011, 10:59

Mogadishu – A gunman killed two foreign aid workers after opening fire at a Doctors Without Borders compound in Mogadishu on Thursday, police and medics said.

Somali security forces arrested the man, a witness told AFP, while a police officer identified him as a Somali employee with Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF – Doctors Without Borders).

The shooting is the latest attack on humanitarian officials in the Horn of Africa nation, one of the most dangerous places in the world for aid workers and one of the regions that needs them most.

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