4 Shabaab killed in botched Lamu County attack

June 29, 2016 4:01 pm
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The terrorists were being pursued after they conducted a probing attack on a KDF camp in Mangai area on Tuesday evening, still within the county/FILE
The terrorists were being pursued after they conducted a probing attack on a KDF camp in Mangai area on Tuesday evening, still within the county/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 29 – The Kenya Defence Forces on Wednesday morning killed four Al Shabaab terrorists who attempted to launch an attack in Milimani area, near Baure within Lamu County.

The terrorists were being pursued after they conducted a probing attack on a KDF camp in Mangai area on Tuesday evening, still within the county.

KDF Spokesperson David Obonyo in a statement, said the 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.

One soldier was injured during the incident and is currently receiving medical attention.

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

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

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