Somalis walk for days searching for food and water while al-Shabab blocks aid


    
b_179_129_16777215_00_images_AFR151515aa002.jpegAfter a long search for food, 12-year-old Abubakar took a break recently under a dry mango tree to escape the scorching sun in the southern Gedo region of Somalia, near the Kenyan border.

“I was looking for anything to eat,” he said. “I hadn’t eaten anything for the past few days. We had been eating in school but now there’s no food. I have been forced to leave school and look for food.”

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