Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government: military

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Former Somali insurgent leader Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur has defected to the government, a military official said on Sunday, severing ties with Islamist group al Shabab two months after the U.S. quietly removed a $5 million reward for his capture.

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