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Al-Shabab Attacks African Union Base in Somalia

Witnesses in Somalia's Gedo region said al-Shabab has attacked an African Union military base near the town of El-Adde, about 60 kilometers south of the regional capital, Garbaharrey. The attack is believed to have been a suicide bomb early Friday, followed by a firefight with the Kenyan troops stationed at the base. Al-Shabab said it has seized the base and killed "dozens" of AU troops, but that has not been confirmed by the African Union mission to Somalia, known as...

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