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INTERVIEW-AU, Kenyan forces move to squeeze rebels out of Somalia

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By Yara Bayoumy

ADDIS ABABA, Jan 30 (Reuters) - African Union and Kenyan troops aim to squeeze Somali rebels linked to al Qaeda by pursuing a coordinated war on two fronts, the U.N. chief's special envoy in Somalia said on Monday.

Under the plan, AU forces will push towards a Somali rebel stronghold outside the capital and Kenyan forces will focus on the Islamists' bastions in the south.

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