SOMALI MILITARY COURT EXECUTES DEATH SENTENCE
December 27, 2018:
The mastermind of militant car bombs that killed 26 people and injured nearly 40 others in Mogadishu in 2017 was executed in Somalia 24 December 2018, the prosecutor of the military court said. (Sources: Reuters, 24/12/2018)
Abdulle Bule said al Shabaab member Abdikadir Abukar was convicted of being behind a hotel bombing that killed 10, one near the ministry of sport that killed nine, and a car bomb near an Italian restaurant in the capital that killed seven.