Allied forces pull out of Kismayo
(Sh.M.Network)--Somali and the African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
forces are reportedly pulled out of Somalia's port city of Kismayo on Tuesday, once Al shabab stronghold, and witnesses said.
Locals confirm that the coalition forces went back to their former military bases on the outskirts of Kimayo and the circumstances behind the withdrawal is yet unclear.
Kenyan troops from AMISOM along with Somali National army (SNA) entered the southern port city of Kismayo on Monday, three days after launching beach assault that forces Al shabab fighters to flee at midnight.
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