‘Ex-MP’ was Mogadishu suicide bomber
An ex-MP was one of two suicide car bombers who carried out Tuesday’s deadly attacks in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, militants have said.
Salah Nuh Ismail, 53, was among those who killed 13 people in the suicide attacks near the city’s main airport, the al-Shabab group said.
Also known as Salah Badbado, he quit the Somali parliament denouncing “infidels”.
Al-Shabab is fighting to oust Somalia’s weak internationallybacked government.
It has been increasing its attacks ahead of planned elections in Somalia.
Hotels have been attacked by car bombs and armed assault teams over the past few weeks. in 2010 after lawmakers as