Public execution by Al-Shabab in Somalia

The terrorist group AL-Shabaab in southern Somalia had reportedly executed around 10 people in public places over the past week.

Five of them were executed on July 3 after they were suspected of spying for Kenyan, Somali, and US intelligence. These executions were carried out publicly as means of intimidating local residents, reported Radio France International Afrique, as cited by Sputnik news agency.

On July 3, five of them were executed on suspicion of spying for Kenya, Somalia, and US intelligence. The executions were made public to intimidate the local residents reported Radio France International Afrique, as cited by Sputnik news agency.

Al-Shabaab is a jihadist fundamentalist group based in East Africa. The group is affiliated to the al-Qaeda terrorist organization and has been fighting the Somalian government since 2007.

The outfit is responsible for a string of attacks in Somalia which have claimed the lives of a lot of people and was responsible for the horrific truck bombing in Mogadishu in October 2017 that killed more than 500 people.

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