Soldiers of the Kenyan Contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) sit atop a fighting vehicle in Saa’moja, an area approx. 7km outside the Somali port city of Kismayo, 01 October 2012, a day before joint allied forces of AMISOM, the Somali National Army (SNA) and the pro-government Ras Kimboni Brigade advanced on and took over the last remaining urban bastion of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated extremist group Al Shabaab.