Ethiopian troops clash with al Shabaab in Somalia




 
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Ethiopian troops clash with al Shabaab in Somalia
 
March 10th, 2012  
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Ethiopian troops clash with al Shabaab in Somalia
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Dozens died in fighting between al Shabaab rebels and Ethiopian troops near the central Somali town of Baidoa and another small town on Saturday, residents, regional officials and the Islamist rebels said. There were differing accounts of which side bore the brunt of casualties in the small town of Yurkud early on Saturday, the heaviest clashes involving Ethiopian troops since they returned to Somalia in force last year after withdrawing in early 2009. ...

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