Christian killed by extremists in Somalia
A young Christian man was reportedly shot dead by extremists in Somalia earlier this month.
According to Morning Star News, 28-year-old Hassan Hurshe was killed by the Al Shabaab extremist group after being identified as a Christian.
He was reportedly brought by the group to a public place in the town of Jilib on 7 June and shot in the head.
A witness said his killing had been carried out in front of members of the public, including women and children.
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Somalis are considered Muslim by birth and apostasy is punishable by death.
Another source told Morning Star News that Hurshe's wife and son have fled the area.