Statement of the UN Special Representative to Somalia Nicholas Kay on the attack on Ahmad Madobe

10 Oct 2013

Statement of the UN Special Representative to Somalia Nicholas Kay on the attack on Ahmad Madobe

New York, 12 September 2013 – The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia condemns in the strongest terms the violent attack on a vehicle in which Ahmad Muhammad Islam Madobe, leader of the interim Jubba administration was traveling. Ahmad Muhammad Islam is reported to have escaped serious injury however his bodyguards and innocent civilians were killed when his car was hit by another vehicle carrying explosives in the port city of Kismayo, southern Somalia.