Al-Shabaab militants kidnap girl in Somalia’s Gedo

The Star, Kenya – Al shabaab militants during a past training in Somalia. /FILE

A SIX-year-old girl with albinism was kidnapped by Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants from her family residence in the town of Harbole in Somalia’s Gedo region on 3 August, Somaliweyn reported. Reports added that approximately militants raided the residence at night and absconded with the child in a vehicle.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.