Somalia’s Al Shabaab executes new group of men accused of spying
MOGADISHU, Somalia – Somalia’s al Shabaab has on Friday executed a new group of men aged between 22 and 37 whom it accused of spying in the town of Salagle in Middle Jubba region.
The five men were shot and killed by hooded militants Salagle town, a day after the militants executed five other men convicted of similar charges in the region.
Two United State’s CIA agents were among those who were killed by Al Shabaa firing squad, according to a statement aired by Radio Andulus, an al Shabaab mouthpiece.
Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked group, often carries out punishments including executions, amputations and flogging on people it accuses mostly of espionage, theft and rape.
The militant group is fighting to overthrow the UN backed government Somalia based in Mogadishu.