Al-Shabaab terrorist group claimed that Afrik Hotel attack targeted military commander Mohamed Nur Galal
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Al-Shabaab has said that they have been targeting former Somalia military commander Mohamed Nur Galal who was killed accusing him of being involved in organizing battles against Al Shabaab.
In a statement published in Al-Shabaab affiliated website said they were targeting the commander since 2008.
”In the operation, we killed our first target who was general Mohamed Nur Galal,”
”Galal has long been committed to the government and trained troops in the fight against Islamic Sharia law, using his military intelligence and experience to fight the Mujahideen,”
General Galal was among the 9 people killed on Sundays Al-Shabaab attack.
Source: Radio Dalsan