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Graphic Photos Show Terrorist’s Final Moments Before Firing Squad Execution

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent

A former journalist was executed in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu Monday after he killed five other journalists.

Warning: Some of the images below may be graphic. 

Terrorist executed by firing squad

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Terrorist executed by firing squad

(Photo: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)

Terrorist executed by firing squad

(Photo: Getty Images)

Hassan Hanafi Haji was killed by a firing squad in Mogadishu after he joined the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab and killed several journalists who did not report favorably about Islamic extremist rebels.

Terrorist executed by firing squad

(Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Getty Images)

He forced media outlets to “practice self-censorship for security reasons,” the New York Post reports.

Hanafi is tied to a wooden post before being executed by firing squad. (Photo: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)

Hanafi is tied to a wooden post before being executed by firing squad. (Photo: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)

Death by firing squad is the only form of execution in the country.

Terrorist executed by firing squad

(Photo: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/Getty Images)