The government has confirmed that KDF soldiers have killed 11 al shabab militants during an attack in Baure, Lamu county. 2 KDF soldiers died during the Sunday attack.
KDF spokesperson David Obonyo said that the soldiers gunned down the 11 terrorists with two being of Caucasian origin. A number of rifles including 13 AK47s, 5 RPGs and 8 Grenades
Speaking about the attack as quoted by The Star Newspaper Obonyo said, ““We can confirm that two KDF soldiers and 11 Al-shabaab militants have been killed at Baure area which is 39 kilometers from the Bargoni military camp in Lamu East on Sunday morning. The militants tried to force entry into the camp and that’s when the battle ensued. A hunt has however been mounted to flush out the militants who fled into the Boni forest.Many are injured and we shall be on them soon.”