Somalia

200 Somali Militants Surrender to Security Forces According to African Union

AU colonel says members of Al-Shabaab surrendered to authorities while armed and renounced their allegiance to the Al-Qaeda affiliate

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200 hundred Al Shabaab agents surrendered to African Union and Somali government forces on Sunday amid a chain of bombings and assassinations in Mogadishu, Garowe Online reports.

Spokesman for the African Union forces deployed in Somalia, Col. Ali Adan Hamud, said that the agents who surrendered were equipped with their weapons had decided to give up fighting for Al Shabaab and join government forces.

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