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Bombings in Kampala, Uganda UPDATES (Video)

Kampala, Uganda became the target of twin bombings as crowds gathered to watch the World Cup earlier today.  Details are still emerging, but the bombs seemed to target crowds gathered at an Ethiopian restaurant and a rugby club, both of which were places where soccer fans gathered to watch the Spain-Netherlands World Cup final.  The death toll seems to be upwards of 50 people, and the government seems to blaming the Somali insurgent group, al-Shabaab.

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Amid ongoing conflict, Somali refugees recruited to fight Al-Shabaab

With the security climate in Somalia showing no signs of improvement, hundreds of thousands of Somali citizens have been displaced since early 2010. The UNHCR estimates there are currently 1.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Somalia, and this trend is on the increase. The ongoing fighting in Mogadishu and other locations has caused nearly 170,000 residents to flee since the beginning of the year, according to the UNHCR.