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Al-Shabab losing ground in Somalia
African Union and Kenyan government to launch joint offensive against armed group's last strongholds.
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2012 10:28

The African Union and Kenyan government are understood to be planning a joint offensive in Somalia, trying to take the last remaining stronghold of al-Shabab in the city of Kismayo.

The Somali armed group has been losing strategic ground in recent months, but it is feared that the fighters are being driven underground, sparking a long drawn-out guerilla war.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Afgooye, in Somalia.

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