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Islamic State infiltrating Somalia, U.S. says

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

This article was published November 14, 2017 at 3:18 a.m.

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Islamic State group’s growing presence in Somalia could become a “significant threat” if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings.

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