Three people have been beheaded in a shocking execution by Islamist terrorists. Militants from the al-Shabaab – linked to al-Qaeda – extremist group killed the people and burnt down houses in an attack in Kenya, officials confirmed.
Gunmen reportedly stormed into Maleli village, near Witu town, and launched a bloody assault on civilians. Al-Shabaab has been behind numerous horrific attacks in the African country, including one that saw nine people beheaded in another village.
Al-Shabab warned it would step up its attacks after Kenya sent troops to Somalia in 2011 in a bid to wipe out the militant group.has vowed retribution after Kenya sent troops across the border to Somalia in 2011 to fight the group, which last year became the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. It has been behind the deadliest terror attacks in Africa ever and wants to overthrow the weak and unstable UN-backed Somalian government to impose a strict form of Islamic law.