Al Jazeera's (ogaden ) ONLF Mohammed Adow reports from the Somali port city of Marka, where he had exclusive access to the highly secretive al-Shabab. new vedio....Videos
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The fighters then turned their hammers on graves, some of which contained the remains of followers of Sufi, a mystical form of Islam.The sites have been revered for decades and are regularly visited by people paying homage to the dead, a practice al-Shabab has condemned as being akin to idolatry.
"We are a chosen lot by Allah to try and correct the mystics of the people and guide them," Hassan Yaqub, a spokesman for the Kismayo administration, told Al Jazeera
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