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OPERATIONAL IMAGERY : STREIT SPARTAN MK.II APC OF THE NIGERIAN AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT

A Streit Spartan Mk.II APC of Nigeria’s Formed Police Unit out and about on patrol in Somalia

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UN: UP TO 3,000 AU PEACEKEEPERS KILLED IN SOMALIA SINCE 2007

UPDF BMP-2 and Casspir bring up the rear after the ambush at Elasha while Somali troops wearing red berets travel in the 4WD patrol van VOICE OF AMERICA 11 May, 2013 As many as 3,000 African Union peacekeepers have been … Continue reading

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NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) PERSONNEL IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

L-R Asst. Superintendent of Police Marcus Nyams, Inspector Ruth Makinwa and Deputy Superintendent of Police Augustine Egim in Mogadishu, Somalia PHOTO CREDIT: GULED MOHAMMED

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SOMALIA’S AL SHABAAB WEAKENED

Panhard AML 90(foreground) and Puma M26-15 MRAP(background)of the Kenya Army in Kismayo VOICE OF AMERICA (26 Oct) The militant group al-Shabab is losing ground rapidly to Somali government troops and allied Kenyan and African Union soldiers. Most recently, the group … Continue reading

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UGANDAN TROOPS AND MAMBA MRAPs IN SOMALIA

Ugandan AMISOM troops and Mamba MRAP vehicles

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NIGERIA POLICE DEPLOY 140-MAN FORMED POLICE UNIT ARRIVE MOGADISHU FOR PEACEKEEPING

A Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) cop in a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 19 September, 2012 Addis Ababa 140 officers and men of the Nigerian Police Force have arrived in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia to participate in … Continue reading

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AMISOM TROOPS KILL 42 AL-SHABAAB FIGHTERS IN SOMALIA..23 AK47 RIFLES, RPGs SEIZED

Kenya Army trucks and OTT Puma M26 MRAPs NAIROBI, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) Troops of the African Union Misson in Somalia (AMISOM) who are battling in Somalia on Wednesday killed 42 Al-Shabaab militants while scores escaped with multiple injuries as military … Continue reading

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