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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen in Saa'moja, aro

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen in Saa'moja, aro

    Posted: 10/1/2012 11:48:28 AM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen in Saa'moja, around 7km north-west of the port city of Kismayo, in southern Somalia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Residents in the southern Somali port city of Kismayo say Somali troops have entered the city for the first time since Kenyan troops carried out an amphibious assault on the coastal port city last week, causing al-Shabab militants to flee. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)
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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, showing Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen silhouet

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, showing Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen silhouet

    Posted: 10/1/2012 11:48:28 AM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, showing Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are seen silhouetted against the sky while standing atop a tank in Saa'moja, around 7km north-west of the port city of Kismayo, in southern Somalia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Residents in the southern Somali port city of Kismayo say Somali troops have entered the city for the first time since Kenyan troops carried out an amphibious assault on the coastal port city last week, causing al-Shabab militants to flee. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)
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              In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on top of an armored

    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on top of an armored

    Posted: 10/1/2012 11:48:28 AM EST
    In this photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team, Kenyan soldiers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit on top of an armored vehicle in Saa'moja, around 7km north-west of the port city of Kismayo, in southern Somalia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Residents in the southern Somali port city of Kismayo say Somali troops have entered the city for the first time since Kenyan troops carried out an amphibious assault on the coastal port city last week, causing al-Shabab militants to flee. (AP Photo/AU-UN IST, Stuart Price)
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM preparing to board a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM preparing to board a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 11:31:12 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) prepare to board a resupply convoy vehicle at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows AMISOM's Kenyan Contingent head Brigadier Ngere meeting with Somali National Army's Brigadier General Kaydsan at Saa'moja, outside the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Handout photo shows AMISOM's Kenyan Contingent head Brigadier Ngere meeting with Somali National Army's Brigadier General Kaydsan at Saa'moja, outside the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Posted: 10/1/2012 11:31:12 AM EST
    Brigadier Anthony Ngere (C), African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan Contingent serving with AMISOM, greets Brigadier General Ismail Sahardin Kaydsan of the Somali National Army (SNA) after arriving at Saa'moja, approximately 7km (4.3 miles) outside the Somali port city of Kismayu in this October 1, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. Somalia's al Shabaab rebels retreated from the southern port of Kismayu overnight, abandoning the last major bastion of their five-year revolt to an offensive by African Union and Somali government troops. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Brigadier Anthony Ngere, African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) commander of Sector Two and head of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM, speaks with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Brigadier Anthony Ngere (L), African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) commander of Sector Two and head of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM, speaks with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are pictured at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM walking past a watch tower at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM walking past a watch tower at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) walk past a watch tower at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM sitting in a watch tower at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM sitting in a watch tower at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit in a watch tower at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows a resupply convoy of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM leaving their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows a resupply convoy of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM leaving their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    A resupply convoy of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) leaves their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM sitting in a military vehicle as part of a resupply convoy in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM sitting in a military vehicle as part of a resupply convoy in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit in a military vehicle as part of a resupply convoy at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM boarding a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM boarding a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) board a resupply convoy vehicle at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM boarding a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM boarding a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) board a resupply convoy vehicle at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM boarding a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM boarding a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) board a resupply convoy vehicle at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM preparing to board a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM preparing to board a resupply convoy vehicle in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) prepare to board a resupply convoy vehicle at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows AMISOM's Kenyan Contingent head Brigadier Ngere meeting with Somali National Army's Brigadier General Kaydsan at Saa'moja, outside the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Handout photo shows AMISOM's Kenyan Contingent head Brigadier Ngere meeting with Somali National Army's Brigadier General Kaydsan at Saa'moja, outside the Somali port city of Kismayu

    Posted: 10/1/2012 9:59:10 AM EST
    Brigadier Anthony Ngere (C), African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan Contingent serving with AMISOM, greets Brigadier General Ismail Sahardin Kaydsan of the Somali National Army (SNA) after arriving at Saa'moja, approximately 7km (4.3 miles) outside the Somali port city of Kismayu in this October 1, 2012 handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support Team. Somalia's al Shabaab rebels retreated from the southern port of Kismayu overnight, abandoning the last major bastion of their five-year revolt to an offensive by African Union and Somali government troops. REUTERS/African Union-United Nations Information Support Team/Stuart Price/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 6:55:18 AM EST
    Brigadier Anthony Ngere, African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) commander of Sector Two and head of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM, speaks with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows AMISOM Sector Two Commander and head of the Kenyan contingent Brigadier Ngere speaking with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 6:55:18 AM EST
    Brigadier Anthony Ngere (L), African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) commander of Sector Two and head of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM, speaks with senior officers at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout
  •  - Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Handout photo shows soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with AMISOM at their sector headquarters in Dhobley

    Posted: 10/1/2012 6:55:18 AM EST
    Soldiers of the Kenyan contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are pictured at their sector headquarters in Dhobley, southern Somalia, in this September 30, 2012 handout photo released by the African Union-United Nations Information Support. Kenyan warships shelled the southern Somali port of Kismayu overnight, the last stronghold of al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels, after the rebels said they had abandoned the city, residents said on Sunday. Al Shabaab, which formally merged with al Qaeda in February, has been steadily losing its footholds under sustained pressure from African Union peacekeeping forces (AMISOM) and Somali government troops for the past year. REUTERS/Stuart Price/African Union-United Nations Information Support/Handout