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By Tajuddin
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Some 20 Al-Shabaab fighters were killed and scores injured on Tuesday night in a helicopter raid in Awdheegle district of Lower Shabelle province, southern Somalia. Awdheegle mayor Mohamed Aweys Madyarow said Wednesday the airstrike by foreign forces t...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Washington (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – US troops took part in a helicopter-borne special forces raid against Al Shabaab insurgents in Awdheegle district , Lower Shabelle province in Southern Somalia, a US official said Wednesday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the operat...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Awdheegle,Lower Shabelle province, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamist group al Shabaab said it fought off an attack on one of its bases in southern Somalia early on Wednesday that was launched by foreign commandos who flew in on two helicopters, leaving one al Shabaab fighter dead in t...
By Tajuddin
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Mar 1st, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – A roadside bomb struck a military escorting convoy at Alamada area near the war-recovering Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least four soldiers, officials said. The remote-controlled land-mine blast tore through the convoy travelling in Alamada, destroyin...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Marka,Lower Shabelle province, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to Radio Shabelle in Mogadishu, A remote-controlled land-mine blast ripped through a convoy of military vehicles belonging to the African Union troops outside the southern port town of Marka. A military vehicle destroyed in roads...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Qoryooley,Lower Shabelle province, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On Friday, Somali National Army (SNA) foiled a vicious attack by Al Shabaab militants tried to seize a town in the south of the capital Mogadishu. Fighters belonging to the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al shabaab attacked Qoryooley district, pr...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 21st, 2016
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Barawe, Lower Shabelle province, Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A convoy of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) has repulsed an ambush by Islamist group Al-Shabaab Wednesday morning, a local official said. The AMISOM convoy was travelling from the Somali capital of Mogadishu to the ...
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Jan 14th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali national army and Africa Union peacekeepers on Wednesday arrested six Al-Shabaab fighters in a joint security operation at Leego neighborhood in lower Shabelle province, southern Somalia. Somali’s government official in Lego, Abukar Isak ...
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Dec 24th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamist militant group al Shabaab publicly executed a Somali military officer and the leader of a small town in the southern Somali region of Lower Shabelle, a spokesman for the group and local residents said on Thursday. The group, which seeks to overthrow...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 3rd, 2015
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Mogadishu,Somalia (BLOOMBERG + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Somali national army said the U.S. carried out an air strike on a southern Somalia town where a resident said Islamist-militant fighters from the al-Shabaab group are active. The town of Kuunyo-Barrow, about 330 kilometers (205 miles) southwest ...