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US trains Ugandan soldiers for AU mission
Volunteer force of US Marines teaches military skills to soldiers soon to be deployed to Somalia.
Last Modified: 02 May 2012 18:57

A volunteer force of US Marines has begun training Ugandan soldiers who are preparing to join the African Union mission in Somalia.

The group regional forces will try to shut down armed groups in the East African nation.

Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from an army training camp in Uganda.

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