Abdulkadir Diad Mohamed, a Somali who joined WFP in June as an administration and finance assistant, was apparently abducted and then shot dead when he tried to escape.
Kidnappings and killings are common in Somalia, where insurgents have been battling the country's interim government since the start of last year. Some attacks are political but others are the result of general lawlessness in a desperately poor country awash with weapons. "WFP does not believe his death to be related to the recent spate of targeted attacks on aid workers in Somalia," WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran said in a statement without elaborating. more..http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LI49581.htm