Al-Shabaab executes two men by firing squad

Al Shabaab militants in Somalia have shot and killed two young men with on Monday morning, accusing the men of being soldiers in the Hiiraan government army.

Ahmed Yusuf Hassan, 26; and Ahmed Nur Abdi Osoble, 20; were killed by an Al Shabaab firing squad in Buq-Aqable in front of hundreds of people. They were accused of working with government forces in the region.

The militant group often carries out executions, especially when there are military operations in their territories.