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Somalia appeals for help to fight al-Shabab

Somali defence minister tells Al Jazeera that his troops urgently need support to take on the armed rebel group.

Last Modified: 07 Oct 2013 00:47
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Somalia's defence minister says the government needs more international support to track down the armed group, al-Shabab.

The government has to rely on local military groups, many whom once fought alongside al-Shabab.

Al Jazeera's Peter Greste reports from Kismayo. 

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