August 2nd, 2011
08:49 AM ET

Amisom commander: al Shabaab receiving weapons from Yemen

War-torn Mogadishu is under threat from the famine and drought which is sweeping through parts of Somalia. CNN's Nima Elbagir is embedded with the African Union peace-keeping forces (Amisom) in the capital and traveled to the frontline where the conflict is most heated to file this exclusive report. Nima learned that the Amisom Force Commander says the Shabaab insurgents are receiving shipments of weapons from extremists in Yemen.

Filed under: Al-Shabaab • Somalia • Yemen
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