Somalia: Two KDF soldiers killed by Al Shabaab

by Farah C/laahi | Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 | 52 views

BARDERE (Garsoor Online) — At least two Kenyan soldiers have been killed and three others wounded in an attack claimed Al Shabaab in Bardere town.

Saturday’s assault hit an army base runs by Kenyan troops serving under African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM), according to a statement issued by Al Shabaab.

The group says it killed at least 2 Kenyan forces and wounded three others during the attack on the base.

“Our Mujahidin fighters launched an attack on Kenyan army base in Bardere town. We killed two of them and wounded others. We suffered no casualty”, statement reads.

No word was available from Kenya officials over the attack claimed by Al Shabaab.

The group’s fighters often carry out such attacks on government troops and African Union forces’ bases in south and central of Somalia.

Reporting by Abdirizak Mohamud Tuuryare

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