SOMALIA: AL-SHABAAB SAYS IT EXECUTES SPY AGENT AND SOLDIER
September 28, 2020:
Al-Shabaab on 25 September 2020 publicly executed a man accused of spying for a regional intelligence agency and a soldier in the Hiran region. (Sources: Garowe Online, 26/09/2020)
Al-Shabaab announced the killings on its affiliated online media outlets, saying they were carried out by a firing squad in a public square in the town of Buq Aqable, in the Federal State of HirShabelle.
Abas Mohamed, accused of spying on militants for the HirShabelle regional state intelligence agency and Ahmed Mohamed, a soldier serving in the same Federal State army, were shot dead in the public square with the presence of hundreds of residents who watched the execution.