NAIROBI, Kenya – Somali officials said that bloody rivalry had set in between the extremist groups, while al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabab was chasing the imminent fighters allied to the group. the Islamic State, which had begun to demand extortion payments from large companies.
The conflict has sparked suspicions among some observers that al-Shabab, which is struggling to defend its monopoly on the extortion racketeering of the mafia that finances its high-profile attacks, is moving away from its long-stated goal of establish a strict Islamic State.
According to several Somali intelligence officials, who requested anonymity because they were not allowed to talk to the media, the manhunt began in October with Assassination of one of the main leaders of the group linked to the IS by an alleged squadron of death al-Shabab. in the capital, Mogadishu.
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