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Kenyans, Somalis Fight Off Al-Shabaab Attack

June 27 2012


At least eight people have been killed in fighting with militants in southern Somalia.

Somali forces, backed by Kenyan troops, battled Al-Shabaab insurgents in the Lower Jubba region on Tuesday, reports the Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu).

The fighting began after insurgents armed with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns attacked pro-government bases in the town of Badhadhe, said a Somali military official.

Five Al-Shabaab militants were among those killed, said...

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