Tag Archives: AMISOM

Ethiopia says its forces killed 66 al-Shabaab fighters in retaliatory attack

Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 20, 2019) The Ministry of Defense said Ethiopian troops had attacked al-Shabaab bases in Somalia and killed 66 militants a day after reports said the insurgent group claimed that it had killed several Ethiopian soldiers on Friday. The Ethiopian troops, who are in Somalia as part of the AMISOM mission, also destroyed 9 Land Cruisers ...

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Hundreds of Ethiopian troops cross into Somalia

ESAT News (November 2, 2017) Hundreds of Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia to help new offensive by the Somali government against Al-Shabaab militants. The VOA report quoted residents in the border town of Dolow, in Somalia’s Gedo region, as saying that they saw at least 30 vehicles carrying Ethiopian troops crossing into Somalia late Tuesday. The locals estimate that ...

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