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Al-Shabab Militants Attack AMISOM Base

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Tuesday its forces remained in control of a base in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region after an attack by Al-Shabab militants. Residents had said the militants entered the base in the town of Jannaale, located about 120 kilometers south of Mogadishu, early Tuesday after using a car bomb and portable rocket launchers to assault the site from multiple directions. Pro-Shabab websites claimed dozens of AMISOM troops were killed, but there...

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