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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Islamists Dig up Shiite Graves in Kismayo

April 16th, 2009

Kismayu — The Islamist insurgent forces in the port town of Kismayu about 500 kilometers south of the Somali capital Mogadishu have destroyed about 100 of Indian graves in the town, witnesses told Shabelle radio on Thursday.

The Islamic administration officer for the destruction of the graves in Kusmayu town said that the forces conducted operations in the town and destroyed at least 91 graves those were buried by Indian people who lived in Isku-Filan neighborhood in the town adding that the people burried in those graves were Shiite.

The Islamist officer told reporters that they collapsed the graves for reasons that they were not good to be there and against the religion of Islam adding that the residents were taking part the operations collapsed the Indian graves in Kismayu town today.

It is second time that the Islamic administration in Kismayu town in Lower Jubba region destroys graves around the town in Lower Jubba region and the move is part of the administration' decision of destroying graves those are visited by the people.

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