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Kenya repels another suspected al Shabaab attack – police

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan police have thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company in an eastern region, an official said on Monday, days after the Islamist group killed 21 people in Nairobi. The assailants wounded one person while they attempted to hit the site in Garissa county, not […]

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Al Shabaab bomb kills 12 in Somalia’s Puntland

BOSSASO, Somalia (Reuters) – An al Shabaab bomb attack killed 12 people, including five soldiers, in Somalia‚Äôs Puntland region on Friday, the Puntland military said. The explosions hit Af-Urur, 100 km (60 miles) south of the city of Bossaso. Af-Urur is near the Galgala hills, an area controlled by al Shabaab Islamists who have attacked […]