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Islamist Rebels Kill 10 Somali Soldiers in Base Attack

Rebels from the Islamist al Shabab group attacked a military base in southern Somalia early on Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers and burning three military vehicles, officials said. African Union and Somali troops launched an offensive this year that has driven al Shabab out of its last major strongholds. Monday's attack highlights the challenge of halting guerrilla-style raids by the al-Qaida-aligned group. “Al Shabab attacked our military forces at 3:00 am,” in the Lower...

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