On July 11, 2010, three coordinated attacks tore through the Ugandan capital of Kampala, striking World Cup viewing parties, and killing at least 76 people.  Suspicion of responsibility for the attacks immediately fell upon the Somali-based Shabaab al-Mujahideen (Shabaab). The group confirmed their responsibility the next day, at a press conference in Mogadishu.  Several hours later, the Shabaab reiterated their claim by posting excerpts on their official website from the 10 minute, 10 second Somali language statement given by their spokesman, Sheikh Ali Muhammad Raghe (AKA Dheere).  The statement clearly asserts Shabaab responsibility for the attack and announces that the Shabab's attack intentionally targeted Ugandan civilians in retribution for Uganda's military presence in Somalia:

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