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Forces Retake Somali Town Held by Pro-Islamic State Fighters

Forces in Somalia's Puntland region have retaken Qandala, the only town in the country that was controlled by fighters allied with Islamic State. Fadumo Yasin Jama, a reporter for VOA's Somali Service, says Puntland troops recaptured the Red Sea coastal town just after 10 a.m. local time Wednesday. Jama said pro-IS fighters fled Qandala as the attackers entered by land and sea. “We were near the shore of Qandala when the troops entered," she said. "Puntland forces...

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