Somalia: MP Yusuf Dirir killed in suspected militant attack
May 24 , 2015
Yusuf Dirir, a Somali member of parliament, was shot and killed in a suspected militant attack in capital Mogadishu.
According to reports, gunmen in a minibus targeted the MP’s car. Another MP is believed to be wounded in the attack.
In a separate shooting incident, three employees of the transport ministry were shot dead.
The attacks come amid clashes between al-Shabab militants and government forces in south Somalia that have killed several people.