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Somalia launches manhunt for 5 terror suspects

by Xinhua Jan 15th 2020 ยท 1 min read

MOGADISHU -- Somalia on Tuesday launched a manhunt for five terror suspects who took part in terror-related crimes across the country.

The government which circulated names and photos of the suspects called on members of the public to forward any information that may lead to their eventual arrest.

"Share the information about them with security agencies," it said in a statement.

The government is also offering an undisclosed financial awards for information leading to the arrest of five who are armed and dangerous.

Four of the suspects have been sentenced to death in absentia for terror-related offenses while the fifth person is sentenced to life in absentia for terror-related offenses.

The suspects were accused of being behind murder of several people in the Horn of Africa nation.

last updated: 2020-01-15@09:01