Uganda pledges to ‘eliminate’ Somali terrorists after bombs

The US government has agreed to increase its support for an African peacekeeping mission in Somalia.

17th July, 2010
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The US government has agreed to increase its support for an African peacekeeping mission in Somalia.

This follows a warning by Islamic militant group al-Shabab that last Sunday’s deadly suicide attack in Uganda was the first of many.

US State Department spokesperson Philip Crowley said Washington had reviewed its involvement with the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) since the twin bombings in Kampala and decided it needed to do more to help...

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