Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji
Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji (Somali: Cabaas Cabdulaahi Sheikh Siraaji) (15 August 1985 – 3 May 2017) was a Somali politician. He briefly served as the Minister of Public Works and Reconstruction from 4 April 2017 until his death in 3 May 2017.
Siraji was shot and killed on 3 May 2017 when soldiers opened fire as he drove his vehicle near Villa Somalia at the age of 31. The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear. Media reports said the soldiers may have perceived Siraji's vehicle as a threat.
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- "Somalia's Public Works Minister shot dead in Mogadishu". BNO News. 3 May 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- "Minister Handover ceremony – Ministry of Public Works & Reconstruction". mpwr.gov.so. Retrieved 2017-04-06.