ATMIS launches investigation after civilians shot lifeless in Mogadishu by Ugandan soldier
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Mogadishu (AX) – The African confederation Transitional Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) stated it launched an investigation after considered one of its troopers reportedly shot and killed a Somali civilian in Mogadishu on Friday.
Based on a press liberate from ATMIS, the “shooting incident” was concerned
a Uganda Peoples bulwark Forces (UPDF) soldier close to the Ceelgaabta junction in southern Mogadishu.
“The incident occurred after an unidentified individual threw a suspicious object at one of the ATMIS trucks. The individual later attempted to board the truck and received a response from ATMIS soldiers escorting the vehicle.”
The findings of the investigation will probably be shared with Somalia’s federal authorities, ATMIS stated.
“ATMIS is committed to protecting the lives of civilians and will continue to uphold and respect the rights of all Somali citizens as stipulated in its mandate and to support the FGS in ensuring a peaceful and stable Somalia,” it added.
Dozens of protesters took to the streets to protest the killing, blocking the Ceelgab crossing with burnt tires and different particles.
Somalia’s federal authorities failed to touch upon the incident, regardless of residents’ calls for for the federal government to comply with up on the incident.