Soldier kills three brothers in Mogadishu over land dispute

Mogadishu – Three brothers were murdered by their cousin, a government soldier, today in the Yaaqshid district of Mogadishu.

Relatives of the victims told local media that the murderer was a government soldier.  According to them, the killer was a cousin to the three murdered brothers and is said to have killed his cousins over a land dispute.

Reports are that after the killings, the soldier fled the scene immediately and security forces are still searching him.

The bodies of the three victims are currently being held at a police morgue pending further investigation.

The authorities of the Banadir region have not yet offered an official statement regarding this incident.

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