Somali Forces Take Control of Key Town

Government soldiers along with African Union troops have taken control of a strategic city which was a former Al Shabaab stronghold.

  • Somalia:   Govt Wrestles Key Town From Militants

    Shabelle, 9 December 2012

    Somali government forces backed by African union forces have taken control of the key town ofJowharin middle Shabelle region, according to officials and eyewitnesses. Read more »

A soldier stands over the weapons seized from suspected members of Al Shabaab (file photo).