Somalia: Federal MP dies in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, Somalia Jan 25, 2015 (Garowe Online)-Federal Member of Somali parliament and former minister Mohamed Ibrahim Habsade has died in Mogadishu on Saturday night according to relatives, Garowe Online reports.
Late Habsade is said to have succumbed to diabetes and high blood pressure complications.
The MP served as air transport minister under interim President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed's incumbency.
He is also the co-founder of now-defunct Rahanweyn Resistance Army (RRA)- a militia group that controlled southwestern regions.

At least 10 Somali lawmakers were killed in 2014 in planned assassinations and suicide bombings while others died from high blood pressure.


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