The resident, who
gave his name only as Mohammed, said dozens of residents watched as
masked militants from al-Shabab killed the two men late Thursday in the
town of Bararwe, in southern Somalia.
A self-proclaimed judge for
the group read out the verdict against the two men. The judge said the
two men had admitted to charges of spying.
Al-Shabab's ad-hoc courts often carry out executions and other draconian punishments like amputations.
ultra-conservative al-Shabab militant group lost control of Mogadishu,
Somalia's capital, in 2011 but still holds sway in large parts of rural