Amisom blamed for the death of Somali children

Abdirahman Hussein
By Abdirahman Hussein October 7, 2017 21:02


The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) is responsible for the death of 42 Somali children, a damning report by the UN states.

The 42 death of the minor happened last year, the Kenya forces in Somalia killed 25 percent of the total killing committed by The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom).

The report by the UN is titled “Children and Armed Conflict” and was presented to the Security Council by UN chief Antonio Guterres.

The report also blames the American forces saying their air bombardment claimed a number of children life.

“Child casualties attributed to Amisom primarily occurred in operations against Al-Shabaab or in indiscriminate fire responding to attacks,” states the UN reports.

UN chief Antonio Guterres said he has discussed the critical issue with his representative in Somalia Michael Keating and asked him to raise the “grave violations” with the Amisom forces.

The report further states that a total number of 200 children were harmed by the allied forces fighting in Somalia led by Amisom.

The Alshabab militias were also responsible for the death of 290 children.

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Abdirahman Hussein
By Abdirahman Hussein October 7, 2017 21:02

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