African force advances on al-Shabab fighters

Somali government forces backed by African Union troops have stepped up their fight against al-Shabab rebels.

    In Somalia, government forces backed by African Union troops have stepped up their fight against the al-Shabab rebels.

    In recent months, the group has suffered significant losses in the south of the country. And, on Friday, Burundian and Somali forces took the port town of Cadale in Middle Shabelle.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Mogadishu.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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