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Army Captain: Al-Shabab Kills 5 at Somali Military Base

Al-Shabab insurgents attacked a Somali military base on Tuesday and killed five soldiers in two hours of fierce fighting near the northwestern town of Baidoa, a military officer said. "Al-Shabab militants attacked early in the morning. Five soldiers died and 12 others were wounded," captain Aden Nur told Reuters from Baidoa. Six al-Shabaab fighters were killed, he added. Abdiasis Abu Musab, the group's military operations spokesman, said it had ambushed a truck carrying...

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