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Shebab militants attack African Union base in Somalia

AFP , Thursday 25 Dec 2014
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Islamist Shebab militants mounted an attack against the headquarters of the African Union force in Somalia on Thursday, with explosions and gunfire rocking the area, officials said.

Colonel Ali Houmed, an AU force spokesman, confirmed an attack was underway. Somali police official Abdi Ahmed spoke of strong explosions at the rear entrance to the base and exchanges of gunfire, while Shebab claimed responsibility.

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