Somalia

Somali Prosecutor Killed in Mogadishu

Shooting occurred shortly after the British reopened their embassy

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Somalia's deputy chief prosecutor has been shot dead by three masked men in Mogadishu, officials say—shortly after the UK reopened its embassy in the city.

Ahmad Shaykh Nur Maalin was attacked after he left a city centre mosque.

He is the most senior official to be killed in Mogadishu since a new government took office last year.