Ugandan soldiers face court martial for killing civilians in Somalia

Amisom troops patrol in Merca, in southern Somalia, on September 19, 2019. PHOTO | AFP

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  • The six-member probe committee was chaired by a representative from the African Union Commission headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Its membership included Amisom and Somalia government officials.

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) recommends a court martial for Ugandan soldiers implicated in killing civilians in a battle against Al-Shabaab militants.

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