File - An injured Administration police officer is helped by his colleagues after they were ambushed by Somalia's Al-Shabab fighters in Yumbis village near the Kenya-Somalia border, May 26, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Kenyan troops Friday killed 52 Al-Shabab fighters in an attack on the militants' camp in southern Somalia, a military spokesman said.Kenya initially sent troops into Somalia in 2011 after a series of attacks on Kenyan soil by the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabab.In January, Al-Shabab said its fighters killed dozens of Kenyan troops when the group attacked a remote military base in Somalia, while Kenya's army said nine soldiers had died and 70 militants were killed.In January 2016, Al-Shabab said it had killed more than 100 Kenyan soldiers in El Adde, a camp near the border with Kenya.
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