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  2/21/2012, Shevat 28, 5772

Somalia: 15 Dead in Clashes Between Army and Terrorists

An unconfirmed 15 people were killed, Sunday and Monday, in clashes throughout Somaila between Al-Shabab terrorist rebels and the army, backed by troops from the African Union, according to a Tuesday report by Iran's Press TV.

A military source in Mogadishu said the army repressed a rebel attack on an area north of the capital, which has seen heavy fighting in recent weeks.