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Explain airstrikes that killed our troops, Somalians ask US



Explain airstrikes that killed our troops, Somalians ask US
A day after the Somali government suggested that the US was deceived into launching an airstrike which claimed the lives of 22 soldiers in the north of the country; Somali authorities have demanded an explanation for the action by the US.
According to reports, angry protesters in northern region burned US flags and images of President Barack Obama after raid.
Officials in the semi-autonomous region of Galmudug said a US bombing killed members of its forces and accused a rival region, Puntland, which is also semi-autonomous, of misleading the US into believing those targeted were members of the al-Shabab armed group.
Al Jazeera goes on the trail of a Somali army commander accused of involvement in mass killings and war crimes.
“The cabinet requests the US government give a clear explanation about the attack its planes carried out on the Galmudug forces,” a government statement said.

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