Hundreds of Somali govt allied forces enter Kismayu
01 October 2012, 16:32
Mogadishu - Hundreds of Somali government
forces and allied militia fighters deployed in the centre of the
former Islamist militant al Shabaab stronghold of Kismayu on
Monday, an army spokesman said.
"We have sent 450 (troops) to patrol the town and settle in
the police headquarters," Mohamud Farah, the spokesman for
government forces in the southern Juba regions told Reuters.
It was not immediately clear if Kenyan troops fighting under
the flag of an African peacekeeping force had also entered the