Somalia : Al Shabaab threaten to behead 20 captured rival commanders
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Somalia : Al Shabaab threaten to behead 20 captured rival commanders

Mogadishu : Somalia | Dec 13, 2010 at 2:31 PM PST
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Somalia : Al Shabaab militants have announced that they would publicly behead twenty militia commanders captured during the fighting with Hizb al Islam in Bur-Hakaba town in Bay region.

Reportedly, Hizb al Islam district commissioner for Bur-Hakaba Sidow Hajir, public relations secretary Mohamed Kusow, and the finance secretary were among those captured.

At least 25 persons were killed and over 50 injured in a recent clash between the two militias last week .

Al Shabaab and Hizb Al Islam are rivals fighting for control of the Southern regions of Somalia.

Medeshi is based in London, England, United Kingdom, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
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