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Somali Extremists Killed an Islamic Leader and Over a Dozen Followers at a Sufi Shrine

November 26, 2018 7:08 AM
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(NAIROBI, Kenya) — A prominent Islamic leader and at least 17 of his followers have been killed by extremists in an attack in Somalia’s northern city of Galkayo, say police.

Early Monday two suicide bombers exploded in front of the preacher’s residence, which is also a Sufi shrine, and then four gunmen stormed the building and opened fire, said Ahmed Awale, a police officer in Galkayo. At least 20 others were injured, he said.

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