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Ethiopian and Somali Troops Capture Baidoa From Al-Shabaab

February 22, 2012

Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Ethiopian and Somali troops have captured the town of Baidoa from al-Shabaab, the militant group linked to al-Qaeda, said Dina Mufti, a spokesman for Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry, by phone today.

To contact the reporter on this story: William Davison in Addis Ababa at wdavison3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Emily Bowers at ebowers1@bloomberg.net


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