Somali kids win weapons in Quran contest
Mogadishu - An Islamist insurgent-run radio station in Somalia says it is awarding guns, bombs and books to three children in a Quran recital contest.
Andulus radio station is run by the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militia.
The station announced on Monday that the first prize winner in the contest received a rifle and $700, the second prize winner got a rifle and $500, and the third prize winner received two bombs.
All three children also received religious books.
Al-Shabaab is battling Somalia's weak, UN-backed government. The militants have recently been weakened by famine in territory they control.