Somalia: Al Shabaab executes ‘Ethiopia spy’

Somalia: Al Shabaab executes ‘Ethiopian spy’Somalia militant group al-Shabaab has executed a young man accused of spying for the Ethiopian troops in the country.

The man, named Ali Salad Majin, 20, was shot dead in an open public view in firing in a Southern Somalia town, while residents of the district were invited to watch the event as it unfolds.

The execution took place in Galhareer district of Galgaduud region in Central Somalia on Friday evening, where al-Shabaab militants control some of the districts.

Al-Shabaab officials accused him of spying for the Ethiopian troops, who are part of the African Union mission in Somalia.

The al-Qaeda Inspired group has conducted a series of public executions and amputations in the areas under its control.