Somali militant base of Kismayo attacked by Kenyan forces

October 4, 2012   // 0 Comments

Kenya troops, now part of the AU force, have been in Somalia for nearly a year African Union (AU) forces have launched a beach assault and taken control of parts of Kismayo, the last major stronghold of Somalia's Islamist militants, Kenya's military says. Al-Shabab used the port to bring in weapons and earn revenue. But the al-Qaeda-aligned group has told the BBC the attack has been rebuffed and...

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