Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the murder of an elder involved in the election of current members of Somali parliament the Wadajir district in the market.
Mohamed Ali Feeldheer, the slain elder was reported to have participated in the election of MPs from Adado city of Galmudug state of Somalia in late 2016.
Al-Shabaab has released statement posted on their websites, saying the former electoral delegate has been executed by two militants armed with pistols.
There is no word yet from the security officers in the area over the killing.
Al Shabaab has in the past vowed to target any elder took part in last Somalia’s parliamentary election held across the state capitals.