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Aerial views of Kismayo 10

Aerial view of a typical homestead on the outskirts of the southern Somali port city of Kismayo, 04 October 2012. The last bastion of the once feared Al-Qaeda-affiliated extremist group Al Shabaab, Kismayo fell after troops of the Somali National Army (SNA) and the pro-government Ras Kimboni Brigade supported by the Kenyan Contigent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) entered the port city on 02 October following a two month operation across southern Somalia which saw the liberation of villages and centres along a distance of 120km from Afmadow to Kismayo. AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE.

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Taken on October 4, 2012