Somalia: Al-Shabaab Assassinate Abu Mansoor al-Amriki and Usama al-Britani


By: Yusuf M HasanAl-Amriiki

Somalilandsun – A morning Al-shabaab raid at a hideout in al Baate village in southern Somalia ended with the killing of two prominent foreign jihadists.

According to  reports by Reuters and Rasminews Alabama-born Omar Hammami, commonly known as Abu Mansoor al-Amriki or ‘the American’, and a British national known as Usama al-Britani were shot dead in a dawn raid on their hideout.

“This morning al-Amriki and his comrades were attacked by well armed fighters,” said village resident Hussein Nur. “After a brief fight al-Amriki and his two colleagues were killed. Several of their guards escaped.”

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