Blame Game After Abducted Health Workers Killed in Somalia

The bodies of seven health workers and a civilian were found in a village north of Mogadishu. Ahmed Mohamed Muse, a local elder, says the abductors were government soldiers and they carried out the execution, apparently as revenge for the killing of nine soldiers by a roadside bomb but Qasim Ali Nur, Balad district commissioner, denied the accusation and instead laid blame on the militant group Al-Shabaab.

Police line. Crime scene tape.

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