Leading Islamist militants killed by al-Shabab
12 September 2013
Two leading Islamist militants have been killed in an attack by al-Shabab in a village outside the town of Dinsor. Omar Hammami and Osama al-Britani had been in hiding since leaving al-Shabab with veteran Islamist Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys earlier this year. Meanwhile some 160 Somali religious scholars have issued a fatwa denouncing al-Shabab, saying that the group is not an Islamic movement.
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