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2012_10_05_Kismayo_AMISOM_RKB_Security_b

SOMALIA, Kismayo: In a handout photograph taken 05 October and released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team 06 October, two soldiers serving with the Kenyan Contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) talk infornt of the phrase 'above the level, everything is easy' written as words of encouragement on the back of an armoured personnel carrier, in the southern Somali port city of Kismayo. 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 (AMISOM) forces 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 5, 2012