Mogadishu (Sh.M.Network)— Unknown gunmen in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu have assassinated a Somali parliamentarian, the latest in series of killings in the capital, Witnesses said.
Mustaf Mohamed Mo’allin, MP in the newly formed Somali parliament was killed after being shot several times in the head and chest in front of his house in the Waaberi neighbourhood in the south of the capital on Saturday evening after Maqrib prayer by gunmen, a villager said.
“Two Masked men armed with pistols killed the parliamentarian and disappeared before the government soldiers arrived at the shooting scene,” a witness, told Shabelle Media by phone.
There was no immediate information on the possible motive for the murder of the lawmaker.
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