Sunday October 10, 2021
MOGADISHU (HOL) - A prominent Somali trader was shot dead in his shop in South Africa Saturday evening.Sources in the East London area of the Eastern Cape said the businessman identified as Mohamed Ismail Kiish was gunned down by unknown assailants.
The killers are reported to have also stolen property from the shop before they fled after destroying CCTV cameras.
Somalis in the town said Kiish, who had lived in in Eastern Cape for many years was a known elder who was instrumental in dispute resolution among Somalis in South Africa.
Police said investigations were underway into the killing of the trader.