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MOG-AID-ISSUE Fears Britain's £500 billion donation to Somalia could be misused by terrorists or criminal gangs

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    MOG-AID-ISSUE Fears Britain's £500 billion donation to Somalia could be misused by terrorists or criminal gangs

    A leaked document revealed that parts of the country are still insecure

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A leaked document revealed that parts of the country are still insecure

BRITAIN is donating more than half a billion pounds to war-ravaged Somalia – despite concluding there is a "certain” risk the funds could be snapped up by terrorists.

A leaked document highlights the risks of taxpayers’ cash being "misused by listed terror groups or criminal gangs”.

Mogadishu has been the site of several terror related attacks
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Mogadishu has been the site of several terror related attacks

The confidential Department for International Development report says large parts of Somalia are still insecure and the notorious al-Shabaab group "appears to have had a resurgence”.

But the UK is still dishing out £568.4million for the drought-stricken African country.

Labour MP Ian Austin said he planned to question ministers about the funding.

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al Shabaab have been involved in a number of attacks on the capital

He said: "Taxpayers will be horrified to find their money is going to terrorists at a time when police forces here are having budgets cut and officers are losing their jobs.”

IS or Daesh have stretched their tentacles into Somalia now after seizing control of a town in the Puntland region almost two months ago.

BY LYNN DAVIDSON, WHITEHALL CORRESPONDENT

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