Kenyan military says captured Somali rebel bastion of Kismayu

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Kenyan and Somali government troops have captured Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayu, the last rebel bastion of al Shabaab militants, said Kenya’s military spokesman.



“(Report that) Kismayu fell today to KDF (Kenyan Defence Forces) and TFG (Somali government troops) forces is indeed very true,” military spokesman Cyrus Oguna told Kenya’s Citizen television, Reuters reports.