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Mohamed Osman Irro
محمد عثمان إرو
Place of death 1978
Allegiance  Somalia
Service/branch Somali National Army
Rank Colonel

Mohamed Osman Irro (Somali language: Maxamed Ismaan Cirro , Arabic language: محمد عثمان إرو‎) (d. 1978), also known as Mohamed Sheikh Osman Irro (Maxamad Shiikh Cismaan Cirro)[1][2] or Mohamoud Sheikh Osman Irro (Maxamuud Sheekh Cismaan Cirro),[3] was a prominent Somali military figure.

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A Colonel in the Somali National Army (SNA), Mohamed Osman Irro was among the military officials that were executed by the government on suspicion of involvement in the abortive 1978 coup d'état. He was held to have been the group leader.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Mohamed Osman Omar, The road to zero: Somalia's self-destruction, (HAAN Associates: 1992), p.125.
  2. Dagaalkii Ogaadeenya - Casgarkii XXX-aad
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