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Southwest Assembly leadership condoles with family of slain MP

Hiiraan Online
Wednesday March 28, 2018

Mogadishu (HOL) - The Southwest state Assembly leadership has offered their condolences to the people of the state over the death of Ruqiya Hassan Abshir who was killed last night in Mogadishu.

Aweys Hassan Mohamed, the 1st deputy Speaker of Southwest Assembly described late Abshir as an active member and well-respected person in the assembly.

" I condole with the people of Somalia and particularly people of Southwest state, we pray that God comforts and strengthens the family and friends of the late Ruqiyo Hassan Abshir," Mohamed mourned.

Ms. Abshir who was Member of Southwest Assembly was fatally injured outside her home in Shibis district, Mogadishu.

She was rushed to a hospital where she died undergoing treatment.

Abshir was buried in Mogadishu on Wednesday.

No group has yet claimed the responsibility for the attack.

Abshir will be the second the Southwest MP killed in less than a month.

Abdirahman Abdikadir Ali was killed early this month after a car he was travelling in, hit landmine along Afgooye Wanlaweyn road.


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