April 02, 2014

Sooo sad: Islamist Sanctioned by US for Supporting al Qaeda Murdered in Kenya

I got to tell you, I'm having a hard time fighting back the tears:

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

Attorney Mbugua Mureithi said Abubakar Shariff Ahmed was shot dead along with another unidentified man near the Shimo la Tewa prison in the coastal town of Mombasa. The killings threaten to spark retaliatory violence.

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By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 02:08 PM | Comments |