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AlShabaab Displays Its Oldest Recruits
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AlShabaab Displays Its Oldest Recruits

Somali militant group Alshabaab on Thursday displayed its oldest recruited fighters in it’s headquarters of Jilib. Photos shared in the group’s affiliated website showed elderly armed persons participating in a shooting competition A large number of residents of Jilib were present as seen in the photos. “AlShabaab gives military training to residents of the regions it controls since Somalia is a colony of foreigners and it’s a responsibility of every person to liberate country from foreigners” the Alshabaab affiliated website said. Alshabaab which translates to “The Youth” has been known to recruit young fighters. The photos of the elderly fighters has created a buzz on social media.