Witnesses said the chief pf traffic police, Adan Ahmed Hajji Ibrahim, has sustained very serious gunshot wounds as he has come under attack while he was at the center of Las Anod town.
After the shooting, the Somaliland official was immediately taken to a medical facility in the town.
Some reports said that the official died hours after from his wounds. The report is still unconfirmed.
It is the second attack against Somaliland official in the town in less than 24 hours. On Friday night Unidentified masked men armed with pistols shot and wounded three people including a Somaliland police officer in the northern Somalia town of Las Anod , officials and witnesses said.