Terror group targeting local Christians: Bishop


H/T Michael Laudahn

July 13 2012 at 02:20pm
By Genevieve Serra

july 13 kenya somalia shabaabReutersAl-Shabaab militants.


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Elite cops are investigating claims that terror group al-Shabaab is behind the murders of 14 Christians in the Western Cape.

The killings occurred within a 10-month period across the province, from Mossel Bay to Philippi, Macassar and Paarl.

All of the victims were Ethiopian Christians living here and the murders were initially thought to be random xenophobic attacks on foreigners.

The latest of these is a shop owner who was gunned down in Philippi last Friday.

But police are now investigating new evidence that the killings have been carried out by Somalia-based Al-Shabaab.

It is the first time there has been any suggestion that Al-Shabaab – which has links to Al-Qaeda – is operating in South Africa.


Authorities were made aware of the link to the Cape killings when a Christian bishop, also a former police inspector, noticed a distinct pattern in the murders.

The bishop – who does not want to be identified out of fear that he may be targeted – has sent three letters to President Jacob Zuma highlighting his concerns.

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One Reply to “Terror group targeting local Christians: Bishop”

  1. This doesn’t surprise me, Africa is one of the big targets for the jihadists, they want to make the entire continent Moslem, this has been their goal for a long time, now they are once more in conquest mode and have the technology to achieve their goal.

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