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Kenyan forces 'kill 57 al-Shabab militants' in Somalia

The Kenyan army says its forces killed 57 al-Shabab Islamist militants in a battle in southern Somalia on Wednesday.
Kenyan troops under the African Union command (Amisom) used artillery and helicopter gunships against the Islamists near Afmadow, a town about 100 km (60 miles) inland from the port of Kismayo, a military statement said.
Al-Shabab has denied any of its fighters were killed as part of the offensive.
The militants are locked in a propaganda war against Kenya, alongside the fierce fighting which happens on the ground.
In January 2016, the militant group attacked a Kenyan army base in Somalia and said it had killed more than 100 soldiers.
The Kenyan government, which denied the figures, was heavily criticised for never saying how many of its soldiers died in the attack.
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/

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