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Dozens of AU Soldiers Feared Dead in Al-Shabab Attack

Dozens of African Union soldiers are feared dead after al-Shabab militants attacked an AU base in the southern Somalia town of Leego Friday. Witnesses said attackers rammed a car filled with explosives into the main gate, then engaged in a fierce gun battle with Burundian troops manning the base. Fighting at the base continued for several hours after the initial attack. An al-Shabab spokesman said the group has killed more than 50 AU soldiers. The governor of the Lower Shabelle...

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