Gunman shoots MSF aid workers in Mogadishu: police

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Posted: Dec 29, 2011 10:18 AM

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead a foreign aid worker and wounded another at a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) office in Mogadishu on Thursday, following an argument, an MSF official, a nurse and the police said.

Police spokesman Abdullahi Barise said the gunman had been taken into custody. A Reuters witness said the gunman was dragged from the building, still holding a pistol.

The MSF official, who declined to be named, said the Somali gunman had worked for the aid agency. The nurse said the wounded aid worker had been taken to hospital.

(Reporting by Abdi Sheikh and Omar Faruk; Writing by George Obulutsa; Editing by Louise Ireland)