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Radical Muslim Leader Shot Dead in Kenya

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Kenya - Abubakar Shariff Ahmed
Abubakar Shariff Ahmed sits in his office in Mombasa, Kenya, on Oct. 29, 2013 (photo credit: AP/Jason Straziuso). Photo courtesy of: The Times of Israel

Abubakar Shariff Ahmed had been sanctioned by the US and UN for supporting the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab

by, Jason Straziuso and Tom Odula | APThe Times of Israel

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A radical Islamic leader who had been sanctioned by the United States and the United Nations for supporting an al-Qaeda-linked Somali militant group was assassinated late Tuesday, his lawyer and officials said.

The killing by unknown gunmen came as the Kenyan government announced it had begun an operation to stop a wave of attacks in the country as authorities arrested more than 650 people in Nairobi following a bomb attack Monday.

Attorney Mbugua Mureithi said Abubakar Shariff Ahmed was shot dead along with another unidentified man near the Shimo la Tewa prison…

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Written by bobby90247

April 4, 2014 at 11:45 pm

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