Aerial views of Kismayo 05

Panoramic aerial view shot from over the Indian Ocean of the seaport of the southern Somali 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.

Posted by AMISOM Public Information on 2012-10-09 17:27:20

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