Tragedy strikes the World Cup

If you have not already read it.
Two bombs went off in the Ugandan capital of Kampala on Sunday while people were watching the World Cup finals, killing 74 and wounding hundreds of others.
An Al Qaeda affiliated terrorist group in Somalia claimed responsibility- in retaliation for Uganda and Burundi contributing to the UN peacekeeping force stationed there.
The same group Al Shabab also banned the playing of soccer and the broadcasting of the World Cup in the areas under its control. Last month, five people were killed and scores arrested by the militants for watching the World Cup. The group considers soccer “un-Islamic” and “a Satanic act”.
Read about how the Somalian Football Federation’s program Put down your Gun, Pick up the Ball has been successful in persuading child soldiers to leave the armies of Somalian warlords and terrorist organizations like Al Shabab and Hizbul Islam.

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