Somali offensive worsens humanitarian crisis

Stepped-up government offensive against al-Shabab fighters forces many more civilians to flee homes.

    Somali government forces backed by African Union troops have stepped up their offensive against al-Shabab fighters, forcing thousands of civilians to flee their homes in recent months.

    The conflict has worsened the country's humanitarian crisis, which has affected at least two million people.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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