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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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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenyan troops load supplies as they prepare to travel in a Kenya Air Force Mi-171e (Photo Credit: DAILY NATION) A Kenya Defence Force soldier in Kismayo, Somalia KDF soldiers stand behind a Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle

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NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) COPS AND STREIT SPARTAN MK.II APCs OF THE AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

Men of the Nigeria Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia with the AMISOM Formed Police Unit stand around a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC Men of the Somali Police Force(foreground). In the background standing near a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC … Continue reading

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KENYA POLICE ARREST MAN WITH SIX G3 RIFLES, 16 LIVE ROUNDS IN NORTHERN KENYA

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police MANDERA, Kenya Dec. 10 (Xinhua) Kenyan police have arrested a man who was found ferrying six G-3 rifles and 16 rounds of ammunition at a roadblock in northern Kenyan town of Mandera … Continue reading

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KENYA POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT FOR KILLERS OF KDF SOLDIER IN N.E KENYA

Kenya Army troops at the Liboi border post GARISSA, Kenya Dec. 10 (Xinhua) Kenyan police said on Monday a major operation is underway to arrest those behind the murder of a soldier and a civilian and the injury of another … Continue reading

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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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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenya Army Ferret scout car and Puma M26-15 MRAP(behind) at Afmadow, Somalia Harbin Z-9 of the Kenya Army Air Cavalry Panhard AML 90(foreground) and Puma M26-15 MRAP(background)of the Kenya Army in Kismayo

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TWO KENYA ADMINISTRATION POLICE OFFICERS KILLED AT GARISSA, HOURS AFTER GRENADE ATTACK ON NAIROBI CHURCH

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police CAPITAL FM September 30, 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya Two Administration Police officers were shot dead by attackers suspected to be Al Shabaab operatives in Garissa town on Sunday night. A senior officer in … Continue reading

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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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KISMAYO OFFENSIVE: AL SHABAAB REAPPEAR IN KEY AREAS OF THE CITY, RESUME RADIO ANDALUS BROADCASTS

Kenya Defence Force personnel at Garissa Airstrip XINHUA 19 September, 2012 excerpts (..)Meanwhile, reports from Kismayo said the rebel fighters have reappeared in key areas in the city while the pro-Al-Shabaab Radio Andalus which went off air on Tuesday returned … Continue reading

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