A Somali governor and an ex-regional police chief died after succumbing to their wounds over a suicide bomb attack on Sunday, the police said on Tuesday.

Somalia’s Nugal Governor Abdisalan Hassan Hersi and former Nugal region police chief Farah Galangoli died after Sunday’s bomb attack that was claimed by Al-Shabaab insurgents.

Sunday’s suicide bombing, which took place in the autonomous region of Puntland targeting the governor of Somalia’s Nugal region, also left at least one person killed on the same day, and two more people wounded apart from Hersi and Galangoli, police officer Nour Bashir told Anadolu

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