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BBC on patrol with African Union troops in Somalia

22 September 2013 Last updated at 22:53 BST

A year ago the town of Kismayo in Somalia was under the control of Islamist insurgents al-Shabab.

African Union troops have now regained control of the area from the militant group - but there are still frequent attacks.

The BBC's Mark Doyle spent time on armoured patrol with African Union peacekeepers in Kismayo to find out what life is like on the streets of the town.

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