6 February 2018

Somalia: Somali Military Court Sentences Al-Shabab Members for Role in Deadly Blast

A military court in Mogadishu on Tuesday sentenced Al-Shabab member to a death penalty for Mogadishu truck bomb, the court chairman Hassan Nuur Shuute announced.

The court also sentenced two men to prison, one life imprisonment, while two others were released due to lack of evidence.

More than 500 people were killed in truck bomb blast in Mogadishu on October 14, 2017, which was the deadliest blast in Somalia.

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