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A picture taken on November 4, 2008 shows Islamist fighters from the hard-line Shabab movement taking part in a military drill at a camp in the northern outskirts of Mogadishu. Hostilities between the transitional government and hardline islamist movements for the control of Somalia’s wartorn capital, Mogadishu, seem set to continue after defying numerous attempts to pacify warring factions as internal wrangles continue to dog efforts to establish an effective government.
Somali men parade as members of al Shabaab in the capital Mogadishu, March
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A brutal raid on the Garissa University College in Kenya has left nearly 150 people dead — including students — and dozens more wounded.
Gunmen attacked the campus early Thursday as morning prayers were underway, shooting indiscriminately and taking hostages before being killed by security forces, officials said.
The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi said Al-Shabaab militants have claimed responsibility.
The harrowing attack comes just months after Al-Shabaab militants murdered non-Muslim workers in a Kenyan quarry.