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Al-Shabaab Beheads Elderly Imam in Hudur

Al-Shabaab Beheads Elderly Imam in Hudur

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Al-Shabaab militants beheaded a 75-year-old imam in Hudur on Monday night (March 18th), a day after the militants took control of the town, Somalia’s Hiiraan Online reported. The militants dumped the beheaded body of Sheikh Abdirahman Moalin Warsame in a hole near his home.

The militants reportedly arrested 10 people in Hurdur, including two women. Al-Shabaab killed two civilians in the town on Monday, according to Radio Mustaqbal. One of the victims, a woman, was allegedly working for the government. Al-Shabaab regained control of Hudur, regional capital of Somalia’s Bakol region, after Somali and Ethiopian troops retreated.

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