Dozens killed in Somalia fighting, Kenyan army says

By REUTERS
December 6, 2011 16:35

 
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NAIROBI - More than 40 Islamist militants and 11 Somali government troops were killed in fighting over the weekend in the town of Hayo, southern Somalia, a Kenyan military spokesman said on Tuesday.

Emmanuel Chirchir also said in a statement that Kenyan fighter jets had launched air strikes on two al Shabaab rebel camps south of the town of Afmadow on Monday and an assessment of the damage caused would follow.

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