Security forces on Wednesday repulsed terrorists who attacked Yumbis area in Garissa County. One officer later died due to injuries while three others are in hospital. Al-Shabaab terrorists attacked a security camp in the area but were repulsed by Border Patrol Unit personnel who were there at about 6 pm. The attackers then turned their anger on manyattas in the area and burnt them down, accusing locals of leaking their plan to police. North Eastern Regional Police boss Rono Bunei said the attackers also burnt down a house belonging to a primary school principal before escaping.
THE Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS’s) threats against South Africa raise the spectre of terrorism in neighbouring Mozambique degenerating into a regional crisis. Already, the insurgency is greatly tainting the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC’s) reputation as the most peaceful regional bloc in the continent. Recently, ISIS, warned it would “open a fighting front inside South African borders” if it deployed its military to boost the response by the Mozambican government to eradicate the ISIS-affiliated Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jamaah, whose terror has led to the deaths of an estimated 2 000 civilians in the Cabo Delgado. Members of the Mozambican military have also been killed.
A police officer died and three others were last evening injured when suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked Yumbis Rural Border Patrol Unit (RBPU) camp in Fafi sub-county, Garissa County. According to police sources, one police officer died and another was injured when their armored vehicle run over an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by the roadside by the militants as they were on their way to rescue their colleagues. The other two officers were injured as they fought back the attackers whom they managed to repulse in the 6 pm attack.
Kenya security forces on Wednesday preempted a terrorist attack in Yumbis area in Garissa County. One police officer succumbed to injuries following the attack while three others were injured. Al-Shabaab terrorists who attacked a security camp in the area were repulsed. The terrorists used Rocket Propelled Grenades in their attack on the station before they were repulsed by the Border Patrol Unit personnel who were there at about 6pm.
A police officer was killed and three others were injured Wednesday evening after suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked a police camp in Garissa. Northeastern Regional Coordinator Nick Ndalama said the injured officers are hospitalised in Garissa. During the evening attack, locals said they heard loud explosions followed by a series of gunfire at the Yumbis Rural Border Patrol Unit (RBPU) camp in Dadaab sub-county.
A police officer was on Friday morning killed and three others injured after suspected al-shabaab gunmen attacked a police station in Garissa. The officers who were injured during the attack are receiving treatment in Garissa. Nick Ndalama, the North Eastern Regional Coordinator confirmed the incident that also saw property of unknown value go up in flames.
Somali National Army (SNA) backed by Jubaland state forces killed six Al-Shabaab extremists on Saturday in a security operation on the outskirts of Kismayo, a military officer confirmed on Sunday. Aden Mohamed Ibrahim, commander of Jubaland state army told journalists that the joint operation conducted by SNA’s 43rd Unit and Jubaland state army started when the forces got intelligence from the public of the militants’ presence in the area.
Kenyan police have confirmed that an al-Shabaab terrorist was killed on Monday by a bomb he was assembling to carry out roadside attacks in Mandera near the Somali border. Rono Bunei, Northeastern regional police commander confirmed the incident, saying the terrorist was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) he was planting on the roadside in Geneva area in Mandera County, northeastern region.
A foreign national is among two terror suspects who were on Saturday evening arrested by detectives in Uasin Gishu County.The two were nabbed in Chepkatet village, Kapseret Sub-County by a team of detectives drawn from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) and the Special Services Unit (SSU).
Officers from the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) and the Special Services Unit (SSU), on Saturday evening, July 11, stormed into a suspected terrorist lair in Chepkatet ,Kapseret, Eldoret County and arrested 2 individuals. The two, Mohamed Ahmed Bisher (59) and a foreign national Nasanga Ibrahim (68), were found in possession of explosive devices, detonators, detonating cords, safety fuses and boosters.