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Al-shabab Kills British Spy In Somalia

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  • Al-shabab Kills British Spy In Somalia

    Somali militant group al-Shabab revealed it has killed five men it accuses of spying - one of them for the UK.

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    According to a jihadi website, the man admitted giving information to British intelligence services about al-Shabab supporters living in the UK.

    The five men, aged between 22 and 36, were shot dead in a public execution on Tuesday in an area under the control of the Islamist group.

    Another was said to be working for the Somali government.

    That individual is alleged to have attached a device to a vehicle in an al-Shabab convoy which had then helped American drones to carry out an air strike.

    Al-Shabab told Reuters news agency that three of the men were US spies who had helped guide drones to carry out strikes in Somalia.

    The UK, US and Somali governments have not yet commented on the reports.

    The identity of the alleged British spy has not yet been confirmed, despite earlier reports that he was a British national.