Tuesday, April 22, 2014

SOMALIA: Another Member of Parliament Shot Dead in Mogadishu
Somalian MP was shot dead in Mogadishu on April 22, 2014
Posted on April 22, 2014

Mogadishu (RBC) Another Member of Somalia Federal Parliament shot dead near his home in Mogadishu’s Dharkenley neighborhood on Tuesday, eyewitnesses and officials told RBC Radio.

PM Abdiasis Isaq Mursal was shot and killed by unidentified assailants as he was heading to attend at the today’s parliamentary session.

Security forces reached the scene and condoned off the whole area. But nobody was arrested for the murdering the lawmaker.

According to a police officer in the district, the assailants escaped with a waiting vehicle and the police were investigating to identify the killers and the vehicle.

This is the second lawmaker assassinated in the capital for the second day. on Monday a car bomb killed MP Isaq Mohamed Riino shortly after he left his home in Hamarweyne district. Fellow Lawmaker Mohamud Ali was injured in the blast.

The assassinations against the parliamentarians came as a national level conference on the security is ongoing in Mogadishu where hundreds of delegates and security experts from the regions of Somalia are focusing on the mechanisms to tackle the insecurity in the nationwide.

RBC Radio

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