Somali militants attack African Union troops

September 6, 2014 2:56 PM

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US military says airstrike killed militant group's leader

Somali Islamist militants ambushed African Union peacekeeping troops in southwestern Somalia on Saturday, a local official and a resident said -- an attack that came as Somali officials braced for possible retaliation after the U.S. announcement that it killed Al-Shabaab's leader.

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