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Kenyan army "kills two Somali businessmen" in Lower Jubba region
2012-05-17
(Sh. M. Network)-Kenyan military operating inSomalia's southern regions have reportedly killed two local businessmen and injured another one in Lower Jubba region, south Somalia, reports said.

Witnesses confirmed to Shabelle Media that the killings came after the Kenyan army based a camp on the outskirts of Taabta area have opened fire on people over Al shabab suspicion and killed instantly the two traders.

Locals have expressed concern
...meaning the brow was mildly wrinkled, the eyebrows drawn slightly together, and a thoughtful expression assumed, not that anything was actually done or indeed that any thought was actually expended...
and anxiety over the brutal killings of Somali businessmen by the Kenyan military inside their soil.

"We condemn the killing of our beloved brothers without meaning and we call upon Kenyan government to investigate into the incident soon and bring those committed the killings into justice," residents said.

Somalis Split over Kenyan Military Intervention into their country which Nairobi says it pursues Al shabab gun-hung tough guys after series of border cross attacks and blasts in Kenya for the past few years.
Posted by:Fred

#4  They're all civilians after they get killed.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305   2012-05-17 13:16  

#3  Who violated a curfew. Whereupon the Kenyans made examples of them. The interesting thing is that we never imposed dusk-to-dawn curfews in Iraq, and my guess is that we paid the price in thousands of dead. The oft-quoted Malayan emergency repeatedly used by the Brits as a prop to demonstrate their superior guerrilla-fighting skills featured dusk-to-dawn curfews over the course of a decade. The Kenyans seem to have taken the lessons from that relatively low-tech 50's era conflict to heart and implemented the necessary administrative measures to keep the insurgency on the brink of starvation and on the run. Unlike the US in Iraq, Kenya doesn't have $100B a year to spend fighting al Shabab. Better hungry Somalis than dead Kenyans.
Posted by: Zhang Fei   2012-05-17 09:24  

#2  Business man probably means smuggler.
Posted by: phil_b   2012-05-17 03:58  

#1  Somalia's principal business being...
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2012-05-17 03:42  

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