Somali Militants Execute 3 Said to Inform CIA, MI6

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Somalia's most powerful militant group says it publicly executed three of its members because they had spied on the militants for the U.S. and British intelligence agencies.

Al-Shabab said the three men were CIA and MI6 informants, and were the reason several drone attacks killed leaders from the group.

Mohamed Jama, a resident in the coastal town of Merca, told The Associated Press that dozens of masked fighters tied up the three men and killed them by firing squad Sunday.

A U.S. Embassy spokesman said he was not aware of the executions but that in general the U.S. does not comment on intelligence matters.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 163345106 - kolotv.com/a?a=163345106