Abdi Jeylani Marshale briefly went into exile after being threatened
One of Somalia's best known comedians has been buried after being shot dead at his home in the capital, Mogadishu by two unidentified men.
Abdi Jeylani Marshale was popular for his TV and radio shows and was reportedly killed just after leaving a local radio station.
It is not clear who was behind the killing but last year he was threatened by militant group al-Shabab.
He used to make people laugh by impersonating Islamist fighters.
Witnesses told the BBC that Marshale was shot several times in the head and chest by two men armed with pistols.
After being threatened by al-Shabab, he went to neighbouring Somaliland for several days before returning home.
"This is a black day for the entire entertainment industry, he was a leader in Somalia comedy and everybody liked his performance…