16 January 2013

Somalia: Al Shabab - We Will Execute French Hostage

Mogadishu — Somalia's militant group of Al Shabab has declared that it would execute French secret agent the group has been holding as a hostage for the last three years, according to a statement the group posted on its twitter page, @HSMPress Office.

The group says in the twitter that the French govt gambled on the life of dennis Aleex after French commandos conducted a botched rescue mission in Somalia recently.

"After the botched rescue to snatch Dennis that attempt by France sentenced Dennis to death, the group wrote in its twitter message.

The group alleged in its twitter that French defence minister wrongly told the media that Dennis died during the recent operation while he is till a live and in the hands of the group but the group didn't show if Dennis was alive after that operation in Bulo Marer.

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