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US police kill more than two people a day, report suggests
02-09-2015

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Six killed in gunfight in Somalia over claimed ransom payment
Six people were killed in central Somalia in a gunfight over a supposed ransom payment tied to the release this week of a German-U.S. journalist held hostage in Somalia for more than two years, police said on Thursday.

The journalist, Michael Scott Moore, 45, was kidnapped by armed militia in the city of Galkayo in January 2012 while researching a book on piracy. After his release this week, local Somali officials said they were not unaware of any ransom paid.

A local militiaman, Zakaria Farah, told Reuters the ransom had totaled $2 million although he did not say who had made the payment. He played down the shooting, calling it "accidental," and said any issues surrounding the payment had been resolved.

German officials confirmed Moore's release on Tuesday but declined to give further details. The Foreign Ministry was not immediately available for comment on Thursday. U.S. officials say they do not make ransom payments for hostages.

Colonel Mohamed Aden, a senior police officer, told Reuters by telephone from Galkayo police believe the people involved in the abduction and Thursday's shootout were relatives.

"We do not know how much ransom they took but we understand they fought before they divided the cash," he said.

Piracy, once a scourge off Somalia's Indian Ocean coast, has been reduced dramatically over the last two years due to increased international naval patrols and the presence of well-armed security teams on ships.



 
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US police kill more than two people a day, report suggests
02-09-2015

UN envoy condemns attack on African Union base
02-09-2015

AU troops retake base after deadly militants attack
02-09-2015

Al-Shabaab 'storm Amisom base' in Somalia
01-09-2015

A Somali Kid Attracted Me to Islam
01-09-2015

Puntland is the ‘only ‘legitimate semiautonomous state in Somalia: Speaker of the Somali Parliament
01-09-2015

Police arrest multiple suspected al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia
31-08-2015

Mohamed Bin Zayed receives Somalia President
31-08-2015

Women drive success of Somali mall in Minneapolis
31-08-2015

Somalia writers hosting first International book fair in Mogadishu
30-08-2015



 
 
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