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Al-Shabab Militants Capture Key Somali Town

Al-Shabab militants have captured a key Somali town near with the border with Kenya, according to witnesses. Residents in the town of El Wak told VOA's Somali Service that heavily armed Shabab fighters attacked the town from two directions late Friday and now control the town. "The soldiers were attacked by al-Shabab, government forces were overpowered," says a resident who declined to give his name due to security concerns. Immediately after entering El Wak, Shabab...

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