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Somali Officer Remembered as Mother, Military Hero

VOA's Salem Solomon contributed to this report.   Col. Faadumo Ali spent her life trying to bring peace and security back to her home country of Somalia.    Having joined the military in 2007, the 33-year-old mother of 10 headed a division of the elite, U.S.-trained commando force known as Danab. She had taken part in many battles against the extremist group al-Shabab, including fights that liberated the capital, Mogadishu.    But on May 22,...

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