Al-Shabaab Says It Executed Six People in Somalia for Spying

Al-Shabaab executed six men it said were spying for Somali intelligence agencies, the U.S. and Kenya, according to a broadcast on Radio Andalus, which supports the Islamist group that’s linked to al-Qaeda.

The executions took place Tuesday in the town of Buale, an al-Shabaab stronghold in the semi-autonomous region of Jubaland.

Mohamed Bare, a Jubaland army officer, said the military had received news of the executions and would conduct an investigation.