Dubai-owned P&O Ports official killed in Somalia's Puntland

A senior official of the Dubai-government owned P&O Ports has been killed in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland.

Dubai Media Office confirmed in a tweet that three other employees were injured in the incident at Bosaso Port.

The exact circumstances of the incident are under investigation.

P&O Ports won a 30-year contract in 2017 to develop and operate the port in Puntland’s commercial hub, Bosaso.

 

شركة "بي أند أو بورتس" المملوكة من قبل حكومة دبي تؤكد وفاة أحد العاملين لديها في ميناء "بوساسو" في بونتلاند صباح اليوم في حادثة نتج عنها أيضا إصابة ثلاثة موظفين آخرين، جميعهم يتلقون العلاج الطبي اللازم.

— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) February 4, 2019

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