AMISOM's new commander Gen. Silas Ntigurirwa of the Burundi Defense Forces. There are over 20,000 U.S.-backed troops occupying Somalia., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
AMISOM head regrets a tragic road accident that killed a Somali citizen in Mogadishu
Posted on January 28, 2014
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif has offered his heartfelt apologies to the family of the man killed in a tragic road accident.
The accident occurred today morning along Makka Al-Mukarama road near ambassador hotel, in the capital of Mogadishu, when an armored AMISOM vehicle hit a civilian.
“We deeply regret the tragic accident. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family of the deceased who have suffered such a heartbreaking loss,”said Ambassador Annadif adding that AMISOM will co-operate with the Somali Police as it conducts its investigations and appropriate action will be taken upon completion of the investigation.
He stressed that AMISOM is part of the Somali family and we will do all in our power to ensure that our personnel adhere to the laws of the country, protecting civilians and adhering to the rule of law.