At least 24 African Union peacekeeping troops and a Somalian soldier have been killed in an ambush carried out by armed group al-Shabab in the country’s south, according to a senior regional official.
The fighting broke out when the al-Shabaab fighters attacked the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops early on Sunday in the Bulamareer district of the Lower Shabelle region, about 140km southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. Continue reading Al-Shabab Ambush Killed 24 AMISOM Troops→
“Damn those Al-Shabab, Damn all those ungrateful Somalis! has become the West’s not so silent Lament,” Thomas C Mountain
By Thomas C. Mountain,
In a worrying sign for the powers that be in the west, the Somali national resistance under the umbrella of Al–Shabab has made its first major breakthrough in the northern region of Somalia by bringing into its folds the Islamic Resistance in Puntland.