NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Kenya Defence Forces has reported a major breakthrough with the killing of over 30 Al-Shabaab militants in neighbouring Somalia.
The terror group members were killed a raid on their command and logistics base 40 kilometres from the Kenyan border.
The group’s vehicles were destroyed and an assortment of weapons and communication equipment and food were recovered.
KDF spokesman, Joseph Owuoth, told media the military was yet to ascertain if the militants planned attacks on military bases or to cross the border to Kenya.
Two months ago, nine KDF soldiers were killed after Al-Shabaab militants attacked a military base in Kolbiyow also close to the borderline.
The troops are serving in the African Union Mission in the terror-prone East African country.
The militant Islamic sect has over the years carried out attacks in Kenya in opposition to the troops’ presence in their country.
– CAJ News