Somali Militants Deny News of Leader's Death

The Somali National Army Radio has reported the death of the supreme leader of the Al-Shabaab, Ahmed Dirie Abu Ubeyda, due to illness but the militants have rubbished the report.

Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Dirie Abu Ubeyda.


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