Died while covering a US operation before the. The Somali presidency and a media rights group condemned the killing of Abduwali Ali Hassan, also known as Abduwali Online, a 25-year-old father of two children. Abdiwali becomes the first journalist to be killed in Somalia, a long-chaotic and lawless country ranked one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist. He was working for Reuters on the sound production. Mike McDonagh, head of an Irish charity group in Somalia, made an eerily accurate prediction: "Aidid can come out of this looking like a rose. The deadliest year for foreign correspondents in general was in 1993, according to the CPJ. She … A fourth journalist was killed by armed men near his home in April. In July, the female journalist Hodan Nalayeh was killed. Bio Follow . Today's mob violence was the first directed specifically at foreign journalists in two years of strife. FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009 file photo, al-Shabab fighters sit on a truck as they patrol in Mogadishu, Somalia. Italy asked for a halt to U.N. military action in Somalia to bring a calmer atmosphere for negotiations to reconcile Somali factions and disarm their militias. How his legacy lives on inspiring global activism through the power of one. Frequently after such air strikes, Aideed's spokesmen have appeared at the hotel where many journalists stay to present alleged witnesses to damage caused by U.N. forces. A Mogadishu radio station program producer has became the fourth Somali journalist killed in less than 24 hours. In the past week, U.N. troops and Somali employees of the United Nations have been attacked and killed in what were once considered the safest parts of the city -- the port, the airport and the main road in front of the U.S. Embassy compound. Died while covering the same operation as Eldon. A spokesman for warlord Mohamed Farah Aideed's militia said the air strike was directed at a meeting of clan elders and that more than 70 Somalis were killed. In one of the bloodiest assaults last week, several Somali U.N. employees were killed execution-style after distributing copies of a U.N. propoganda newsletter around the city. Sep 15, 2013 - Bashiir Noor Gedi Murdered 10/19/07 Mogadishu Radio Shabelle Somali #Somalia #SomaliaJournalism Reports say Abdullahi, the producer and host of a daily show broadcast on the privately owned radio station Darul Sunnah , was shot after attending afternoon prayers at a mosque near his station. As Mogadishu slides further toward full-scale guerrilla war, anger among many Somalis toward foreigners has been growing. The early morning raid was in response to ambushes on U.N. personnel, believed carried out by Aideed's militia. “The killing of Somali journalist Abdiaziz Ali must not be allowed to become yet another statistic in a country notorious for not bringing journalists’ murderers to justice,” Murithi Mutiga, CPJ’s East Africa representative, said at the time. Scott Peterson, an American reporter for the Daily Telegraph of London, was reported to have received machete cuts on his head. Most were assassinated (65%), while covering primarily war (49%) and political stories (55%). A U.N. spokesman said 13 Somali militiamen were known to have died in the air raid and 11 others were wounded. Some have been killed for their profession, the majority by al-Shabab, and murders of journalists in Somalia often go unpunished. 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