Somali PM, Hassan Ali Khaire accompanied by the first deputy national assembly speaker, Abdiweli Ibrahim Mudey and ministers visited wounded MP at a hospital on Sunday.

The lawmaker, Mohamed Mursal Borrow was critically injured on Saturday night after an IED fitted to his car went off near the country’s national theatre in Mogadishu.

Barrow remains in “grave” condition at Erdogan Hospital, where he is being treated by Turkish doctors who are coping with his severe wounds sustained in the car bombing.

Al-Shabaab, an Al Qaeda ally in Somalia has claimed responsibility for the attack aimed at assassinating the prominent legislator elected from Southwest state.

The attack was the latest in a string of car bombs in the capital amidst tight security measures by the security forces of the country’s western-backed Federal government.