Explosions are one of the daily Environmental Crises in Somalia.
The National Association of Somali Science and Environmental Journalists (NASSEJ) is worried the daily environmental crisis in Somalia particularly today’s explosion caused the death of 18 people including ministers, journalists, students, medical doctors and civilians.
An explosion ripped through an upscale hotel in Somalia’s capital Thursday during a university graduation ceremony, killing three government cabinet ministers and one of Banadir university teachers who was the university professor skeletal system and nine graduated students. Two journalists were among the dead.
The journalists Mohamed Amin Aden Abdulle who worked for shabelle radio and a cameraman Hassan Subeyr Haji Hassan known as “Fantastic” Who worked for Al-Arabia TV channel were among the people who died at that explosion.
On the other hand, the ministers died at this tragedy explosion are, Healthy minister Qamar Aden Ali, minister of Higher Education Professor Ibrahim Hassan Adow and the education minister Ahmed Abdullahi Wayeel there is also one of the teachers of Banadir University Prof.Mohamed Aden Shahid.
As matter-of-fact, no group has claimed the responsibility of this explosion at Shamo hotel in Mogadishu, but this is the work of al Shabaab who is accustomed to kill people in suicide and landmine explosions.
Anyhow, NASSEJ would like to express its emotion regarding that explosion and send its deep-seated condolence to the Somali community particularly the family of the dead people.