Photo: High Ranking Al-Shabaab Leader Surrendered Himself to Authorities

March 8, 2017, 2:59 am

- A high ranking al-Shabaab leader has surrendered himself to authorities sending a good signal in the war against terrorism

- AMISOM confirmed the defection through its Twitter account praising the former militant for the unexpected yet bold move

A top al-Shabaab leader has surrendered himself to soldiers after serving in the militia group for a long time.

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Senior al-Shabaab leader surrenders in a shocker move

Hussein Mukhtar (second right) surrendered himself to Somali National Army

 

Hussein Mukhtar was on Tuesday, March 7 received by the Somali army in Baidoa Southern Somalia.

 

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AMISOM which includes the Kenya Defence Forces confirmed Mukhtar's unexpected move urging other militants to follow suit.

 

Source: Tuko

 

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