Omar Hashi Aden

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Omar Hashi Aden (Somali: Cumar Xaashi Aaden, Arabic: عمر هاشي عدن) (died 18 June 2009) was a member of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia, eventually rising to Security Minister. He was assassinated (see 2009 Beledweyne bombing) by a suicide bomber on 18 June 2009 in Beledweyne, in the Hiiraan region in central Somalia.[1]

Aden was from Hiiraan region.[2] Before the Ethiopian invasion of Somalia, he had been a former member of parliament in exile in Eritrea.[3]


  1. ^ Adow, Mohammed Amiin (18 June 2009). "Somali security minister killed". CNN. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  2. ^ The Humiliations of Hiiraan by the TFG and Its Implications
  3. ^ Somali PM Claims Victory in Mogadishu

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