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  • Somalia executes two MP assassins Posted on 15 May 2015

     

    Saado Ali Warsame, who was shot dead last year, had continued to perform after becoming an MP

    Two suspected members of the Islamist group al-Shabab have been executed by firing squad in the Somali capital. 

    A military court in Mogadishu found them guilty of killing five people, including four members of parliament. 

    One of the MPs was the popular female singer, Saado Ali Warsame, who was killed in a drive-by shooting in July. 

    Al-Shabab advocates the strict Saudi-inspired Wahhabi version of Islam and is battling the UN-backed government to create an Islamic state

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