Shabaab militants weakened in Somalia, UN official says

Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. More than 200 Al-Shabaab fighters were killed in 2017. FILE PHOTO

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  • Militant group is weakened financially, militarily and politically in the past year by drought, airstrikes and its own bloodbath, UN official says.

Al-Shabaab has been weakened financially, militarily and politically in the past year, the top United Nations official for Somalia said in an interview with the Nation.

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