US forces go to south Somalia

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The Independent Online
A US quick reaction force arrived in Kismayu yesterday to restore order in the southern Somali port and investigate clan fighting that derailed national reconciliation talks, Reuter reports from Kismayu.

Brigadier General Greg Gile, commander of the force, said the reinforcements - joining Belgian and US troops already in the city - 'sends a message to the warlords that fighting is not the way to solve the conflict'.

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