US 'horrified' by Somali girls' execution
The United States on Friday uttered dismay at the executions of two girls by Somalia's Shebab, saying it show the Al-Qaeda-inspired group's ignore for the nation's people.

Witness said that a Shebab firing squad on Wednesday shot dead two teen girls accused of spying in front of hundreds of residents in the central town of Beledweyne.

"We are appalled by news of the execution," State Department spokesman Philip Crowley said, reproachful the killings "in the strongest potential terms."

"This makes clear that al-Qaeda Shebab continues to deprive the Somali people of defense, peace and stability," Crowley told reporters.

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