Four Al-Shabaab terrorists killed as KDF counters an attack on its camp in Lamu


    KDF soldiers patrolling the El Adde camp after Al Shabaab attacked it early this year.(Source Citizen TV)


    Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) killed four terrorists when they attempted to attack their camp in Lamu County.

    The four terrorists suspected to be members of the Al Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab terror group in Somalia were killed when they conducted a probing attack on a KDF camp in Mangai area Tuesday evening.

    A KDF soldier was injured in the incident that happened in Milimani area, near Baure within Lamu County and is currently receiving medical attention

    KDF Spokesperson David Obonyo said the terrorists were being pursued soldiers recovered a Rocket Propelled Grenade, four AK 47 rifles and one Improvised Explosive Device.

    “The Kenya Defence Forces wishes to assure the public that operations against Al Shabaab will continue, until all the terrorists are eliminated, to ensure that the locals continues to enjoy peace and security,” he assured.

    The KDF solders are stationed within the County under Operation Linda Boni Forest.

    The expansive forest is being used as a hideout by terrorists who severally launched attacks against the locals, mostly targeting non-Muslims.

    The terror group has been launching attacks in the area killing and injuring many. The area is near the Somalia-Kenyan border where Al-Shabaab and Al-Qaeda linked terrorists have established its training bases.

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