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A.U. and Somali Forces Capture Strategic Positions in Fight Against Shabaab

A Ugandan soldier serving with the African Union (A.U.) Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) looks over an open tract of land from the roof of Mogadishu University. AMISOM and Somali National Army forces have consolidated newly captured positions, including the strategically important university, following a major joint offensive to oust the insurgent group Al Shabaab. For the first time AMISOM is occupying positions outside the Somali capital.

Photo ID 502225. 23/01/2012. Mogadishu, Somalia. UN Photo/Stuart Price.

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Taken on January 23, 2012