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Al-Shabab kills four members of African Union force in Somalia

  • Three peacekeepers and a civilian contractor of the African Union (AU) force in Somalia were killed during a terror attack on its headquarters in Mogadishu. According to the official statement of AU, al-Shabab gunmen disguised themselves as Somali government troops to enter the base. As per the media reports, the AU troops had regained control of the base after several hours of gunfight. Five attackers were killed and several others captured. Earlier, al-Shabab spokesman had claimed responsibility for the attack.