KDF soldiers kill 10 Al-Shabaab militants in Lamu


KDF soldiers kill 10 Al-Shabaab militants in Lamu
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) officers. PHOTO/FILE

In Summary

  • In a statement to newsrooms, the soldiers recovered seven AK47 rifles and assorted ammunition during the operation carried out at 6:45am in the area of Taksile, North of Pandanguo.
  • Three KDF officers are also said to have sustained injuries from the early morning raid and are currently receiving medical care.

Soldiers from the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) on Monday killed 10 Al-Shabaab militants and recovered seven AK47 rifles, ammunition during a dawn operation in Lamu County.

Three KDF officers are also said to have sustained injuries from the early morning raid and are currently receiving medical care as the army pursues other terrorists who fled with injuries in  Taksile area, North of Pandanguo.

“Locals are requested to share information with the security officials in the area, as the fleeing and wounded terrorists may seek assistance from them,” reads the statement signed by KDF Colonel, Public Affairs, Paul Njuguna.

“The locals are urged to participate in weeding out lurking terror elements in their midst, in order to assist in the progressive pacification of Lamu County.”

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