Sunday, 12 June 2016

Kenyan accused of betraying al-Shabaab leader killed


Abdikarim Hussein 3 hours ago 12740
– Militant group al-Shabaab has admitted it executed two Kenyans in Somalia
– The terror group in a statement said it executed the Kenyans for spying 
– The group said one of the Kenyan spies was responsible for leaking information that led to the killing of al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Godane
Terror group al-Shabaab has admitted in a statement it executed two Kenyans it claims are spies on Friday, June, 10.
The militant group says the two Kenyans are among six people who were executed through firing squad and one by decapitation.
“The Islamic court in the Bay and Bakool regions carried out the executions of  spies who worked for the US and Kenyan Intelligence Agencies,” the statement posted by the group read.
Kenyan accused of betraying al-Shabaab leader killed
Al-Shabaab militants have admitted to executing two Kenyans. Photo/Hiran
The two Kenyans were executed in Jubbada Dhexe region which is a stronghold of the militant group.
One of the Kenyans executed Mohamed Adan Nur Hassan was accused of leaking information that led to the killing of al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Godane in a US drone attack in September 2014.
“Mohamed Adan Nur Hassan, one of the spies, was responsible for the airstrike that killed Godane,” the al-Shabaab statement read.
Kenyan accused of betraying al-Shabaab leader killed
One of the Kenyans executed was accused of leaking information that led to the killing of al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Godane. Photo/IBT
The executed men are accused of collaborating with Kenyan, British, US and Israeli intelligence services to betray al-Shabaab in Somalia.
Terror group al-Shabaab was removed from its major strongholds of Mogadishu and Kismayu by African Union forces and the Kenyan military.
The terror group which now mostly operates and trains in lower Jubba has resorted to attacking civilian and military facilities in Kenya and Somalia.
Kenyan accused of betraying al-Shabaab leader killed
Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. Photo/Reuters
On June 9, 2016 the militant group attacked Ethiopian soldiers at a military camp in Halgan town.
The attack led to the death of nearly 104 al-Shabaab fighters and dozen Ethiopian soldiers.
in January 2016 al-Shabaab attacked Kenyan forces in El-Adde that led to the death of nearly 100 soldiers.
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