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In this Aug. 15, 2011, file photo, children from southern Somalia hold their pots as they line up to receive cooked food in Mogadishu, Somalia. Officials in East Africa say a report to be released this week by two U.S. government-funded famine and food agencies gives the highest death toll yet from Somalia's 2011 famine, estimating that 260,000 people died -- more than double previous estimates. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)

Report: 260,000 died in Somali famine

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The 2011 Somali famine killed an estimated 260,000 people, half of them age 5 and under, according to a new report to be published this week that more than doubles previous death toll estimates, officials told The Associated Press.

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By JASON STRAZIUSO

Associated Press

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