Somali MP condemns veteran lawmaker’s killing in Mogadishu
MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somali MP Abdirizak Mohamed has strongly condemned the murder of Osman Elmi ‘Boqore’, a Member of the Somali Federal Parliament, who was shot and killed in Mogadishu.
Hon. Mohamed expressed his deep concern regarding Boqore’s killing claimed by Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab.
Boqore was gunned down as he was on his way to home in Karan district of Mogadishu, Mohamed said.
“I am appalled to learn of the murder of Boqore and condemn his brutal murder in the strongest terms”, he said.
Mohamed called on the authorities to make every effort to bring the perpetrators to justice as quickly as possible.
Hon. Mohamed offers his sincere condolences to the family and friends of Boqore.
Somali leaders also condemned the assassination.