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Al-shabaab militants lose strategic town to AMISOM peacekeepers | NTV

Al-shabaab militants lose strategic town to AMISOM peacekeepers

The Somali government has taken full control of the Bakool region in the north of the capital Mogadishu after it captured the last town of Tiyeeglow.

The Somali government has taken full control of the Bakool region in the north of the capital Mogadishu after it captured the last town of Tiyeeglow. This has been a strategic town for the al-shabaab militants Рwho used it to collect revenue from transporters and other road users. The African Union  peacekeeping troops (AMISOM) claim that the Al-shabaab militants did not put up any resistance. Several Alshabaab fighters surrendered and were handed over to the government.