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Aid for Islamist controlled famine-hit areas of Somalia

The US has said it will send aid to famine-hit areas of Somalia controlled by the Islamist group al-Shabab.

But US aid officials say assurances must be given that the insurgents will not interfere with its distribution.

Nick Childs reports.

  • 21 Jul 2011
  • From the section Africa
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