Earlier on, initial reports had stated that gunmen had shot dead a man believed to be a Turkish national in Mogadishu, however it turned to be a local.
A Turkish national was among four injured in the gun attack outside a mosque in the northwest of the city, local sources said. The ministry's statement referred only to a wounded Turk and a Somalian who was killed.
Police reports had said that the gunmen had opened fire on a "foreign national" near a mosque in the northwestern district of the city.
"Three light-skinned men got out of a mosque after performing Friday prayers when they were attacked," said witness Abdukadir Ali.
"One of them was killed in the attack and the other two have escaped," Ali said.
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