12 January 2013

Somalia: Al Shabab Execute Two Civilians in Jilib

Photo: United Nations
A Somali girl crosses a street on her way to school while AMISOM soldiers stand guard (file photo).

Jilib — Reports from the southern town of Jilib in south Somalia say, that militants from Al Shabab excuted two civilian men after they accused the two men of being spies for the Somali government.

Residents in Jilib town, who spoke to Shabelle say that Al Shabab got the off a public bus and that the two men were locals living in the town.

People in Jilib are now concerned about their safety as the two men were locals.

Al Shabab has killed hundreds of civilians under the areas it controls by simply calling them as spies or people working with the Somali government or western nations.

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