Somalia: MP Survives in a Drive-by-Shooting Attack in Mogadishu

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Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 18:07:23 in Latest News by SomaliUpdate Staff Reporter
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    Somalia: MP Survives in a Drive-by-Shooting Attack in Mogadishu

    MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — A member of Somalia's Upper House has today narrowly survived an attempt on his life following a drive-by-shooting attack which left at least two injured in Mogadishu.

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MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — A member of Somalia's Upper House has today narrowly survived an attempt on his life following a drive-by-shooting attack which left at least two injured in Mogadishu.
The lawmaker Hussein Ali Haji Abdalla from South West State said his car was shot by men in another car in Hodan neighborhood around midday today.
"Two people; my driver and my niece were wounded. They are in stable condition." the lawmaker told local media.
The MP said he was unhurt.
The attack begun shortly after the lawmaker left his residence and a suspected vehicle followed his car.
"The car of the attackers drove very speedy until they passed ours and then they started to shoot us ruthlessly." MP Abdalla said.
The attack was first in the recent months in the capital. Last year dozen of Somali lawmakers were either killed, or wounded in Al-Shabaab claimed drive-by-shooting attacks in Mogadishu.
No group claimed the responsibility of the attack on Tuesday.

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