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Qaeda-Affiliated Group Overruns African Union Base in Somalia – The New York Times

Qaeda-Affiliated Group Overruns African Union Base in Somalia – The New York Times

Fighters from the Shabab militant group overran an African Union military base in southern Somalia on Tuesday morning in an attack that included a suicide bombing and an intense firefight, witnesses and officials said.

The Shabab, an Islamist extremist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack

Source: Qaeda-Affiliated Group Overruns African Union Base in Somalia – The New York Times