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In this handout photograph released by the African Union-United... News PhotoAfrican Union,Al-Qaida,Al-Shabaab - Militant Group,Army Soldier,Conflict,Extremism,Horizontal,Horn of Africa,Land,Looking,Mogadishu,Mover,Photograph,Releasing,SomaliaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIn this handout photograph released by the African Union-United Nations Support Team, a soldier serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) looks on as an earth mover clears ground for a mortar team on May 22, 2012, during a joint AMISOM and Somali National Army (SNA) operation to seize and liberate territory from the Al-Qaeda-affiliated extremist group Al Shabaab in the Afgoye region west of Mogadishu. AMISOM Force Commander Lt. Gen Andrew Guti announced the beginning of 'Operation Free Shabelle' aimed at bringing security and econonic revival to the 400,000 people of the Afgoye Corridor and beyond in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, located to the south and west of the country's capital Mogadishu. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO/AMISOM/AU-UN / STUART PRICE' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - (Photo credit should read STUART PRICE/AFP/GettyImages)