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Vol 56 No 18

Published 11th September 2015


Somalia

Amisom on defensive

Ethiopian forces and Somali National Army units have retreated to more easily defended positions after the devastating attack on an African Union Mission in Somalia base, sources in Mogadishu have told Africa Confidential. Fighters from Al Haraka al Shabaab al Mujahideen attacked the Ugandan Amisom base at Janale, killing perhaps 50 men on 1 September. An anonymous Western military source later told news agencies that 100 soldiers were unaccounted for.

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