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A Ugandan officer serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) ranges a scope on a heavy machine-gun mounted on the roof of Mogadishu University 23 January. AMSIOM and Somali National Army (SNA) forces have consolidated newly captured positions, including the the strategically important university, following a major joint offensive to oust the insurgent group Al Shabaab from remaining pockets of Mogadishu and for the first time sees AMSIOM occupying positions and territory outside the Somali capital
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