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The Battle of El Adde took place on 15 January 2016. Al-Shabaab militants launched an attack on a Kenyan-run AMISOM army base in the town of El Adde, Gedo, Somalia. It remains the deadliest attack on the AMISOM Peace Support Mission to Somalia and is the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) largest defeat since independence in 1963. As such, the Kenyan government went to extreme lengths to conceal the extent of its losses. It has been described by the media as a "military massacre" or military disaster. It was also the largest military defeat in Kenyan history.

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  • The Battle of El Adde took place on 15 January 2016. Al-Shabaab militants launched an attack on a Kenyan-run AMISOM army base in the town of El Adde, Gedo, Somalia. It remains the deadliest attack on the AMISOM Peace Support Mission to Somalia and is the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) largest defeat since independence in 1963. As such, the Kenyan government went to extreme lengths to conceal the extent of its losses. It has been described by the media as a "military massacre" or military disaster. It was also the largest military defeat in Kenyan history. (en)
  • La bataille d'Al-Adde se déroule pendant la guerre civile somalienne. Le 15 janvier 2016, les chebabs prennent d'assaut une base de l'AMISOM. (fr)
  • Batalha de El Adde ocorreu no dia 15 de janeiro de 2016 quando militantes do al-Shabaab lançaram um ataque contra uma base da Missão da União Africana para a Somália (AMISOM) administrada pelo exército do Quênia na cidade de , na Somália. Foi o ataque mais mortífero à AMISOM na Somália e é a maior derrota militar das desde a independência em 1963. Assim sendo, o governo queniano recorreu a medidas extremas para ocultar a extensão das suas perdas. Foi descrito pela mídia como um "massacre militar" ou um desastre militar. (pt)
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  • 8
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  • Al-Shabaab
  • AMISOM
  • Federal Government of Somalia
  • *Kenya
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dbo:date
  • 2016-01-15 (xsd:date)
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  • Approximate casualty figure.
  • Al Shabaab leaders subsequently killed in retaliatory air-strikes (per Kenya's military).
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dbo:result
  • *Deadliest attack onAMISOMmission to date.
  • Major Al-Shabaab victory
  • *El Adde temporarily captured by Al Shabaab, recaptured by KDF four days later.
  • *Kenya Defense Forces temporarily pull out of 3 towns in Gedo
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  • 200 fighters
  • Company: ~175 to 200 soldiers
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  • Political situation in Somalia (en)
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  • 8 (xsd:integer)
  • 12 (xsd:integer)
  • : 150-190 killed 11 captured 12 wounded (en)
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  • Al-Shabaab (en)
  • AMISOM * Kenya ---- Federal Government of Somalia (en)
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  • (en)
  • Ahmad Umar (en)
  • ---- Gen. Abas Ibrahim Gurey (en)
  • AbduQadir Ali (en)
  • Ahmed Iman Ali (en)
  • Maalim Janow (en)
  • Mahad Mohammed Karatey (en)
  • Maj. Jeffrey Obuoge (en)
  • Sgt. Juma Zahoro (en)
  • Warrant Officer Isaac Otsyalo (en)
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  • 2016 (xsd:integer)
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  • 2016-01-15 (xsd:date)
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  • Al Shabaab leaders subsequently killed in retaliatory air-strikes . (en)
  • Approximate casualty figure. (en)
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  • the War in Somalia (en)
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  • Major Al-Shabaab victory *Kenya Defense Forces temporarily pull out of 3 towns in Gedo *Deadliest attack on AMISOM mission to date. *El Adde temporarily captured by Al Shabaab, recaptured by KDF four days later. (en)
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  • 200 (xsd:integer)
  • Company: ~175 to 200 soldiers (en)
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  • Abu Zubair battalion (en)
  • Saleh Nabhan brigade (en)
  • Kenya Army Infantry *9th Kenya Rifles *5th Kenya Rifles (en)
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  • The Battle of El Adde took place on 15 January 2016. Al-Shabaab militants launched an attack on a Kenyan-run AMISOM army base in the town of El Adde, Gedo, Somalia. It remains the deadliest attack on the AMISOM Peace Support Mission to Somalia and is the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) largest defeat since independence in 1963. As such, the Kenyan government went to extreme lengths to conceal the extent of its losses. It has been described by the media as a "military massacre" or military disaster. It was also the largest military defeat in Kenyan history. (en)
  • La bataille d'Al-Adde se déroule pendant la guerre civile somalienne. Le 15 janvier 2016, les chebabs prennent d'assaut une base de l'AMISOM. (fr)
  • Batalha de El Adde ocorreu no dia 15 de janeiro de 2016 quando militantes do al-Shabaab lançaram um ataque contra uma base da Missão da União Africana para a Somália (AMISOM) administrada pelo exército do Quênia na cidade de , na Somália. Foi o ataque mais mortífero à AMISOM na Somália e é a maior derrota militar das desde a independência em 1963. Assim sendo, o governo queniano recorreu a medidas extremas para ocultar a extensão das suas perdas. Foi descrito pela mídia como um "massacre militar" ou um desastre militar. (pt)
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  • Battle of El Adde (en)
  • Bataille d'Al-Adde (fr)
  • Batalha de El Adde (pt)
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  • 2016 Battle of El Adde (en)
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