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VOA Exclusive: Sources Describe Final Days of Al-Shabab's Godane

It was shortly after 5:30 p.m. September 1, when Ahmed Abdi Godane and his bodyguards stopped their car along a road near Sablale, in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region.   Sources disagree on why. Some say the al-Shabab militant leader and his comrades heard the sound of drones overhead. Some say they had stopped earlier, and were sitting near the car enjoying a snack of watermelon. There is no disagreement on what happened next. After they heard the drones, the men spread...

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