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Somalia Journalist Killed by Al-Shabaab Car-Bomb in Capital

Security officers investigate the scene of a car bomb which killed Somali journalist Hindiya Hajji Mohamud in Mogadishu on Dec. 3.

Security officers investigate the scene of a car bomb which killed Somali journalist Hindiya Hajji Mohamud in Mogadishu on Dec. 3.

Photographer: Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP via Getty Images

A Somali journalist working for the country’s state-run broadcaster was killed in a car-bombing claimed by Islamist militant group al-Shabaab.

Hindiya Hajji Mohamud was driving in the south of the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday when a bomb hidden in her vehicle detonated, police officer Mohamed Hassan said by phone.