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Al-Shabaab Ambushes Soldiers

October 31 2012


Heavy fighting has been reported in southern Somalia between government forces and Al-Shabaab insurgents, according to the Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu).

Militants ambushed army troops on Tuesday in the Gof-gaduud area of Bay province, near the provincial capital of Baidoa, said military officials.

At least three people were killed during the battle, which ended with an insurgent retreat, said a witness.

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