, MOGADISHU, Jun 17 – Mogadishu’s top police commander was among eight people killed Wednesday in fresh fighting in the volatile Somali capital Mogadishu, a senior police official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
"The commander of Mogadishu police died in the line of duty," he said, referring to Ali Said Hassan.
"He was a brave officer who has expended tremendous effort to bring peace. He was killed by terrorists," he said.
More details to follow…