Man held in Italy jail for 18 years killed in Somalia blast
On the same day the terror group also attacked the National Intelligence and Security Agency in the capital Mogadishu.
Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud has condemned the attack that left at least twelve people dead.
The town of Kunturwaarey was controlled by Al-Shabaab until Sunday.
They were pushed out by African Union troops during an offensive which was also backed by government troops.
No group has claimed responsibility for his murder, but such incidents bear all the hallmarks of past attacks in Somalia by Al-Shabaab militants.