Photo: bbc.com Abdullahi Sheikh Abas grew up in the Somali refugee camp in Kenya

Because of the incident, the President of the country Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has cut short a visit to Ethiopia.

The Minister of public works, Somalia 31-year-old Abdullahi Sheikh Abbas was shot by security personnel who mistook him for armed Islamists. It is reported Associated Press with reference to the representative of the local police.

According to media reports, the bodyguards of the auditor General of Somalia Nur Farah near the checkpoint in front of the presidential Palace opened fire on the car, which was the Minister of Abas. In the shootout he was killed, another Minister were injured.

In connection with state of emergency the President of the country Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has cut short a visit to Ethiopia. He has also ordered to conduct a thorough review of the tragedy .

The murdered Minister Abbas grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya, in November last year, he became the youngest Minister in the government of Somalia.

In February of this year, the country held presidential elections, the country was led by Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.

A large portion of Somalia remains under the control of the paramilitary Islamist group “Al-Shabab, which is linked with al-Qaeda.

We will note, in March in Somalia declared a state of emergency because of the threat of hunger.