AU and Somali troops secure town of Wanla Weyn

October 7, 2012   // 0 Comments

AU and Somali troops recently took control of the port city of Kismayo African Union and Somali troops say they have secured Wanla Weyn, a town formerly held by Islamists about 90km (55 mi) from Mogadishu. The advance represents the latest gain by Somali and regional forces at the expense of the Islamists of al-Shabab. The nearby Balli Doogle former air force training base was also secured. ...

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