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Three arrested in connection with the murder of Somali lawmaker.

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Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of MP Abdiaziz Isak Mursal who was shot dead on Tuesday in Mogadishu, according to Ministry of National Security.

Deputy Minister for National Security, Ibrahim Isak Yaro told the media that the three are suspected of having involvement in the assassination of the lawmaker adding that investigations will be carried out in due course.

Yaro vowed that the government will take all measures possible to bring the perpetrators behind the killing of the lawmaker to justice.

Mursal becomes the second Somali lawmaker to be killed in Mogadishu following the death of MP Isak Mohamed Rino who was killed in a car explosion on Monday.

Al Shabaab militant group has claimed the responsibility of both killings.

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