Somali government says MP shot dead by mistake

Somali Interior Spokesman has told the media in Mogadishu on Sunday that the military has shot and killed MP by mistake.

Member of Parliament Yussuf Dirir succumbed to gun wounds in Mogadishu Madina hospital on Saturday.

Spokesman, Mohamed Yussuf said during press conference army personnel shot at MP car in Maka Al Mukarama road.

He added that MP car also blocked the military vehicle.

Yussuf said seven members committee of inquiry was formed to investigate what really happened.

Al Shabaab earlier claimed the responsibility of the attack  that killed the MP.