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Hargeisa: Girl raped then murdered

Hargeisa (SD) – Hinda Omar was raped and tortured in Hargeisa’s Mohamed Mooge neighborhood, according to her relatives who spoke with local media.

The Hinda family blamed her death on a local Hargeisa bus driver and his conductor.

Residents of Mohamed Mooge neighborhood in Hargeisa held a rally demanding justice for the late Hinda Omar who was raped and killed in their neighborhood.

“At 8:40 PM, I boarded a yellow bus with two men on board. At 9:00 PM, I was told the girl was dead,” Hinda’s sister-in-law told Bulsho TV.

Hinda’s sister-in-law also said that doctors had confirmed to them that the girl had been raped before she was killed.

Somaliland police are reportedly investigating the incident and the perpetrators have yet to be identified.

Human rights groups in Somaliland have condemned the act and called on the government to do a thorough investigation on the rape and killing of Hinda Omar.

Somali society in the Horn of Africa has seen a spate of rapes and killings of women in recent years.

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