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MP assassinated outside his home in Morocco

Image of Abdellatif Merdass, the Moroccan MP who was shot dead outside his home on 8 March 2017 [Youtube]
Abdellatif Merdass, the Moroccan MP who was shot dead outside his home on 8 March 2017 [Youtube]

A Moroccan member of parliament has been shot dead in front of his house in Casablanca yesterday.

Abdellatif Merdass, a member of parliament representing the Constitutional Union (UC), was shot dead at the entrance of his home in the district of California in Casablanca, according to news source Alyaoum24.

According to reports, an unidentified person knocked on the politician’s door and when Merdass appeared he was shot several times. The politician died immediately.

Police have since cordoned off the area with no details of the crime revealed or the motivation behind the attack yet determined.

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