Nugal Regional Police Commander Mohamed Aden Jama’s residence was attacked by gunmen late last night.
There was a brief exchange of fire between the attackers and the Commander’s bodyguards, with the attackers returning home.
Residents in Garowe town said that the short-lived shooting resulted in casualties, It is not yet known who the gunmen were who attacked the house of the Nugal regional police commander.
Nugal Regional Police Commander Mohamed Aden Jama has not yet commented on the attack.
The attack comes as the commander announced that they have arrested a man on the outskirts of Garowe who killed a young Puntland security official named Botan Mohamed Botan.