Uganda soldier executed in Shabaab propaganda video

The 22,000-strong AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) which is fighting the Shabaab and defending the internationally-backed government in MogadishuAl-Qaeda linked Islamic extremists in Somalia have released a video showing the execution of a Ugandan soldier captured in September 2015. The soldier, who has appeared in previous propaganda videos, was captured when Shabaab militants overran an African Union military outpost in Janale, southern Somalia. The nine-minute video released late Tuesday shows the bearded soldier, identified as Masassa M.Y., speaking in Swahili to warn his comrades against deploying to Somalia.


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