- UN: Major offensives planned vs. Somali militants Updated: Dec-10-13 4:25 pm
- Correction: Somalia-Security story Updated: Nov-29-13 1:37 pm
- 19 said killed after militant attack in Somalia Updated: Nov-19-13 9:41 am
UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations official says plans are being made to restart major offensives in parts of Somalia held by the militant group al-Shabab.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - In a story Nov. 28 about Somalia's security efforts, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the police used an armored Casper truck. The correct spelling of the word is Casspir. A corrected version of the story is below:
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Al-Qaida-linked militants detonated a car bomb at the entrance to a police station Tuesday near the Somalia-Ethiopia border, then opened fire with assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades, an attack that left at least 19 people dead, officials said.