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Somali forces kill 21 al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | The Somali National Army (SNA), backed by Galmudug regional forces, foiled an attack and killed 21 al-Shabab militants in a town in central Somalia on Sunday, said SNA officials. According to the SNA, four of its soldiers, including the commander of the 13th battalion of Sector …

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Al-Shabab commander surrenders to Somali army

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | An Al-Shabab commander surrendered to the Somali National Army (SNA) on Sunday in Wajid town in Bakool region, Southwest Somalia. Mohamed Nur, SNA army officer told reporters that Mohamed Kulow Ali who was in charge of the terror group’s operations in the southern region surrendered to …

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Al-Shabab leader surrenders in central Somalia amid operations

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | Somali National Army (SNA) confirmed Tuesday a senior al-Shabab leader surrendered to the government forces in the central town of Dhusamareb, the capital of Galmudug state. The SNA said Ali Ibrahim has been the head of the al-Qaida allied terrorist group’s health office in the Galgaduud …

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UPDF in Somalia repulse attacks from Al Shabab – Brig. Karemire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces operating under the African Union Peace Keeping Mission in Somalia (AMISOM])last week repulsed two attacks on their bases by the militant group Al Shabab. Speaking to scribes at the Uganda Media Centre yesterday, Brig. Richard Karemire, the spokesperson of …

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At least 10 killed in Mogadishu minibus attack

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP |  At least 10 people were killed when Shabaab Islamists drove an explosives-laden minibus into local government offices in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, according to the security ministry. The minibus was rammed through a security barrier outside offices in the southern district of Wadajir, …

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Somalis in Al-Shabab Kampala case re-apply for bail

Seven Somali nationals accused of aiding and abetting the Al-Shabab to carry out a second bomb attack on Kampala, have on Friday, re-applied for bail before the International Crimes Division court They cited their long stay on remand in Luzira Prison, two years without appearing before a judge. They also claim that their health condition needs …

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Al-Shabaab kill five Kenyan police: governor

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Five Kenyan policemen were killed Monday when suspected radical Shabaab fighters attacked their convoy in the far northeast of the country, the local governor said. The police vehicle exploded into flames after it was hit by a suspected rocket-propelled grenade as it provided security for …

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