Somalia confirms rescue of 35 children from Shabaab school
Friday January 26 2018
An African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) Ugandan officer with a group of children in Mogadishu. Somalia has confirmed that its forces rescued 35 children who had been recruited by the Al Shabaab jihadists. FILE PHOTO | AFP
Forces raided a jihadists indoctrination camp in southern Somalia.
Somali forces killed fighters who appeared to be under 18.
The government is luring defectors and has set up centres for the rehabilitation of fighters abandoning the jihadist group.