SBC News Desk Armed gunmen have shot and killed a well-known clan elder in the port town of Bosaso in Bari region of the semi-autonomous region of Puntalnd, witnesses said on Sunday.

Witnesses told SBC that the gunmen escaped immediately as they shot dead Chief Said Kashawito, who was greatly respected in the Bari Region of Puntland Somalia.

Four other innocent civilian were also killed this attack which seems to be part of the insecurity actions raising the town and other parts of Puntland in over the past months.

The gunmen whom fulfill the operation escaped immediately, and did not yet recognized the killers.

SBC News Desk