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    The attacks on an African Union base in Somalia are reported to have killed at least 45 people, after the al-Shabaab group reportedly 'overrun' the base.

    At least people are feared killed by al-Shabaab militants in Friday's attacks on an African Union base in Somalia.

    In the first attack, the militants reportedly detonated a car bomb and fought with African Union peacekeepers south of the country's capital, Mogadishu. A military official told DPA that at least 45 people were killed. The second attack killed a commander, according to Reuters.

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