Feb. 8, 2021 Garissa Holugho police station Al Shabaab Security offcials Not specified None 3 Security officials (police officers) None Around February 8 2020, al Shabaab claims it attacked the Hulugho police station in Garissa County. 3 police officers were wounded. ACLED Data
Dec. 29, 2020 Mandera North east Al Shabaab Civilians IED 1 Civilian None Ambulance Al Shabaab ambushed ambulance, killing civilian. An IED by al Shabaab militants, targeting an ambulance with pregnant woman, detonated in the vicinity of El wak town. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/january-2021-alerts-and-december-trends-2020#kenya ACLED Data
Dec. 27, 2020 Garissa Ijara Kenya security officials (kenya Defense Forces) Security offcials Not specified 4 al Shabaab militants None Al Shabaab hideouts destroyed Kenya defense forces (KDF) soldiers attacked an al Shabaab militants camp in Boni National Reserve (Ijara, Garissa). Four militants were killed and their hideout was destroyed. ACLED Data
Dec. 27, 2020 Lamu Boni forest Kenyan Security Officials Al Shabaab militants Firearm 7 al Shabaab Militants 0 None Kenyan Security officials (KDF soilders) stormed al shabaab camp in Boni forest and shot and killed seven al Shabaab militants. KDF recovered several dozens of rounds of amunition, hand grenades, mini solar panels and communication gadgets. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/january-2021-alerts-and-december-trends-2020#kenya https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktnnews/checkpoint/video/2000202138/war-on-terror-4-suspected-al-shabaab-militants-killed-at-boni-forest-by-kdf
Dec. 20, 2020 Lamu Lamu East, Lamu-Gamba road Al Shabaab Security forces Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab ambushed police escort vehicle (Boarder Patrol Unit) on Lamu-Gamba road. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/january-2021-alerts-and-december-trends-2020#kenya
Dec. 18, 2020 Mandera Wargadud ton Al Shabaab Critical infrastructure Not specified 0 0 Critical infrastructure: communication mast beonging to Safaricom Al Shabaab militants destroyed a Safaricom mast in Elele village near Wargadud town ACLED Data
Dec. 18, 2020 Wajir Gumarey Sub-county Al Shabaab Government official Encindiaries 1 Government Official 0 0 Al Shabaab militant group abducted and beheaded the chief of a clutch of villages in NER near the border with Somalia. Omar Adan Buul, the head of the Gumarey sub-location in Wajir county, was kidnapped and 4 other people from the village on Friday by jihadists who had raided the area and “lectured the locals.” The group entered the center and ordered residents to switch off their phones before lecturing them. https://www.thedefensepost.com/2020/12/23/al-shabaab-beheads-local-chief-kenya/ ACLED Data
Dec. 14, 2020 Mandera El Wak Al Shabaab Security officials Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab militants attacked Kenya police at Borehole 11 police camp in the outskirts of El Wak town. Militants destroyed the new police camp. ACLED Data
Dec. 2, 2020 Garissa Amuma village, Dujis Al Shabaab Security offcials Not specified 1 Security official (Kenyan police officer) 2 Security official (Kenyan security official) Public property (Amoury) Suspected al Shabaab militants attacked a police base in Garissa, Kenyan police boarder patrol unit base in Amuma village, destroyed an armoury. https://nation.africa/kenya/counties/garissa/shabaab-attack-police-patrol-base-in-garissa-3216378 ACLED Data
Nov. 30, 2020 Mandera Jabibar-Rhamu road Al Shabaab Security officials Bomb 0 5 Securiy officials (Kenyan Police officers) None Roadside bomb left at least five police officers injured on Jabibar-Rhamu road. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/crisiswatch-december-alerts-and-november-trends-2020
Nov. 18, 2020 Mandera Along Somalia boarder Al Shabaab Security Officials Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab attacked police camp along border with Somalia. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/november-alerts-and-october-trends-2020
Nov. 14, 2020 Mandera Mandera Town Al Shabaab Security offcials Not specified 1 Civilian 0 None Al Shabaab militants attacked a Kenyan police post in the vicinity of Mandera town. ACLED Data
Nov. 13, 2020 Mandera Mandera Town Al Shabaab Security offcials Not specified 1 Security Official 0 None Al Shabaab militants killed security officer near Mandera town. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/crisiswatch-december-alerts-and-november-trends-2020
Nov. 5, 2020 Mandera Mandera Town Al Shabaab Security offcials None 0 0 Critical infrastructure: communication mast belonging to Safaricom Al Shabaab militants attacked a Kenyan police reserve unit base in the vicinity of Mandera town. The militants also destroyed a safaricom mast in the base. ACLED Data
Oct. 20, 2020 Mandera Lafey Al Shabaab Security offcials Not specified 0 3 Security officials (Kenya Defense Forces) None Al Shabaab militants attacked a Kenyan defense forces convoy between Mandera town and Lafey town. ACLED Data
Oct. 7, 2020 Wajir Khorof Harar Al Shabaab Security offcials Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab militants launched an attack against a Police forces base in Khorof Harar village. ACLED Data
Oct. 6, 2020 Mandera North east, between Elwak and Kotulo towns Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 0 At least 8 civilians None Al Shabaab militants ambushed bus between Elwak and Kotulo towns. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/november-alerts-and-october-trends-2020
Sept. 23, 2020 Mandera Lafey town Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab militants abducted three civilians near Lafey town. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/october-alerts-and-september-trends-2020
Sept. 21, 2020 Mandera Lafey Al Shabaab Security Officials Firearm & Grenades 6: 1 Security official (Kenya Defense Forces), 5 al Shabaab militants 2 Security officials (Kenya Defense Forces) & many injured None Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops on Monday killed five Shabaab militants after they ambushed a military convoy. The ambush happened in Lafey, Mandera County near the Kenya-Somalia border. Sources say the terrorists ambushed KDF officers along Alungu-Elwak Road on morning hours using grenades and guns. https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2020-09-21-kdf-soldier-five-alshabaab-militants-killed-in-mandera-ambush/
Sept. 16, 2020 Mandera Lafey, Fino-sheikh Barrow road Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 0 0 None Two traders on a motorbike were attacked by suspected al shabaab militants along Fino-sheikh Barrow road, Lafey Sub County. https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2020-09-21-kdf-soldier-five-alshabaab-militants-killed-in-mandera-ambush/
Sept. 12, 2020 Mandera Wantey, Bura-Hache Al Shabaab Security officials IED 1 Security Official 0 Amoured personnel carrier An IED set up at Wantey, Bura-Hache, in Mandera killed one security official and destroyed an Armoured Personnel Carrier. The personnel was patrolling the area when they stepped on the bomb https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/north-eastern/article/2001386171/ied-kills-3-al-shabaab-militants-injures-four-in-garissa
Sept. 12, 2020 Garissa Fafi Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 3 al shabaab militias 4 al Shabaab Militants None At least three al Shabaab militants were killed after an IED they were assembling exploded on them in Fafi, Garissa County. The insurgents have been planting explosives on the roads in the region to target security agents on patrol. Dozens of officials have been killed in the process. Police said the injured were picked up by people in a vehicle with a Somalia registration number. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/north-eastern/article/2001386171/ied-kills-3-al-shabaab-militants-injures-four-in-garissa
Sept. 8, 2020 Mandera Fino Al Shabaab Security Officials (Kenya Defense Forces & Somali Security Forces (SNA)) IED (RCIED) 0 0 None Al Shabaab RCIED detonated targeting a Kenya security forces (KDF) and Somali Somali security forces (SNA) convoy travelling between Fino village and Sheikh Barrow village (Lafey, Mandera. ACLED Data
July 24, 2020 Garissa Yumbis area Al Shabaab Security officials IED, Arson 1 Security official (Kenyan police officer) 3 Security officials Private property Al Shabaab terrorists attacked a security camp in the area but were repulsed by Border Patrol Unit personnel. The attackers then turned their anger on manyattas in the area and burnt them down, accusing locals of leaking their plan to police. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya/article/2001379867/one-police-officer-killed-in-al-shabaab-attack ACLED Data
July 15, 2020 Lamu Kiunga-Somalia border Al Shabaab Security officials IED & firearms 3 Al Shabab militants 2 Security officials (Rapid Boarder atrol Unit police) unknown Al Shabaab militants were killed in Lamu by Kenya border patrol police soon after the detonated IED injured two officers in Kiunga -Somalia road. Explosion occured as the police officers conducted a routine patrol. The militants were hiding in nearby bushes with the intention of ambushing Kenyan security officers. there was a heavy fire exchange between the militants and kenyan security officials after the explosion https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Police-kill-3-Al-Shabaab-gunmen-Lamu/3444912-5197072-a9whd2/index.html https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001334018/three-terror-suspects-killed-two-police-officers-wounded-in-lamu-attack
July 13, 2020 Mandera Geneva Al Shabaab Security officials Bomb 1 al Shabaab militant 0 Not specified A man believed to be an al Shabaab terrorist was killed by a bomb he was planting on the roadside in Geneva. The bomb was reportedly targeted at security officials who frequently use the route. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya/article/2001379867/one-police-officer-killed-in-al-shabaab-attack
July 10, 2020 Mandera North east Mandera Al Shabaab Security officials Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab attacked police post https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/august-alerts-and-july-trends
July 9, 2020 Garissa Korakora area Al Shabaab Critical Infrastructure Not specified 0 0 None About 20 al Shabaab gunmen staged the attack on a communication before they were repulsed by Kenyan police manning the site. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001378140/al-shabaab-terrorists-destroy-communication-mast-in-garissa ACLED Data
July 6, 2020 Wajir Dabacity, Elwak Al Shabaab Civilians None 0 0 None Al Shabaab militants had hijacked a civilian driven Toyota Landcruiser pickup with 8 occupants and kidnapped them but were intercepted as they drove towards Somalia. Kenya security agencies foiled a hijacking and kidnapping terror attack. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001378140/al-shabaab-terrorists-destroy-communication-mast-in-garissa
July 4, 2020 Garissa Fafi Al Shabaab Security officials Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab members attacked a police station in Fafi village (Fafi, Garissa). ACLED Data
June 27, 2020 Garissa Fafi (Police Camp) Al Shabaab Security officials Rocket propelled grenades 0 0 None Al Shabaab militants launched an unsuccessful attack on a police camp in Fafi, before escaping towards Kenya-Somalia border. The gunmen launched a rocket propelled grenade on the camp before opening fire but no injury was reported. General Service Unit personnel who were in the camp repulsed the gang. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001378140/al-shabaab-terrorists-destroy-communication-mast-in-garissa
June 24, 2020 Garissa Ijara Al Shabaab Private property, Civilians Arson 0 0 Al Shabaab militants looted and burnt shops damaging private property Al Shabaab members looted shops and set them alight in Ijara. ACLED Data https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/july-alerts-and-june-trends-2020
June 14, 2020 Mandera Warankara village Al Shabaab Critical infrastructure Not specified 3: 1 Security official (Kenya police reservist), 2 al Shabaab militants Several injured persons Communication mast Al Shabaab raided a village. National Police Reservists (NPR) repulsed an the attack on a telecommunications mast at Warankara in Lafey. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/july-alerts-and-june-trends-2020 ACLED Data
June 14, 2020 Mandera Fino Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 0 2 Civilians None Al Shabaab members raided a village in Fino near Mandera and sexually assaulted two young girls. ACLED Data
May 29, 2020 Garissa Dujis Al Shabaab Security officials Not specified 0 3: 2 Security officials (Kenyan Defense Forces), 1 Security official (Kenyan police officer) None None ACLED Data
May 18, 2020 Garissa Bura-East-Garissa Lappset road Al Shabaab Security officials IED, Firearms 0 0 None Kenyan police repelled al Shabaab attack on Bura-East-Garissa Lappset road. Al Shabaab members shot at police officers along the Bura-East-Garissa Lappset road after the police vehicle missed a planted IED. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/june-alerts-and-may-trends-2020 ACLED Data
May 16, 2020 Wajir Harar police camp Al Shabaab Security offcials Firearm & Grenades 10: 7 Kenyan Security officials, 3 al shabaab militias *Some reports say number of fatalities is unknown None None Al Shabaab militants raided Khrof Arar police camp, Kenyan police killed three militants. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/june-alerts-and-may-trends-2020 ACLED Data
May 16, 2020 Wajir Near Somali boarder Kenyan Security Officials Al Shabaab militants Not specified 0 Multiple persons None Kenyan security forces night of 16-17 May launched airstrikes on al Shabaab hideouts along Somalia border, “heavy casualties” reported. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/june-alerts-and-may-trends-2020
May 7, 2020 Wajir Gumarey area Al Shabaab Security officials unspecified 3 Kenyan security officials 0 None Al Shabaab ambushed secutiry officials on patrol https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
May 3, 2020 Not specified not specified Kenya Defense Forced (KDF) and National Intelligence Services (NIS) Government vehicles None None None None The government has thwarted planned attacks by al-Shabaab during the Holy Month of Ramadhan, which would have seen a number of abductions and hijacking of government vehicles, a confidential security brief seen by the Sunday Nation shows https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Shabaab-planned-Ramadhan-attacks-thwarted-covid-19/1056-5540936-30lhx2/index.html
April 24, 2020 Mandera Lafey Al Shabaab Security officials None 0 0 None A Kenyan military base was attacked in Sheikh Barrow, Lafey, Mandera. al Shabaab claimed responsibility. Armed clash between al Shabaab and Kenyan security forces. ACLED Data
April 24, 2020 Mandera Elwak Al Shabaab Security officials IED (Bomb) 2 Security officers (Kenya Police Forces) None None None ACLED Data
April 13, 2020 Wajir Khorof Arar Al Shabaab Security officials firearms 10: 6 Security officials (Kenyan Police reservists), 4 al Shabaab Militants Number not confirmed but included Kenyan security officials None Incident was an armed clash between al Shabaab militants and Kenyan Security officials. Al Shabaab militants attacked police reservists on patrol in Khrof Arar ACLED Data https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/may-alerts-and-april-trends-2020
March 21, 2020 Lamu Milihoi Security officials Security officials Firearms 0 0 None Kenyan security officials clashed with susupected al Shabaab militants in Milihoi, Lamu west, Lamu. This incident was an armed clash ACLED Data
March 19, 2020 Garissa Boni National Reserve, Ijara Security Officials Al Shabaab Militants None 12 al Shabaab militants None None None ACLED Data
March 19, 2020 Lamu Nginda kenya Defense Forces Al Shabaab Militants Not specified 12 al Shabaab Militants 0 None Kenya Defence Forces killed 12 al Shabaab militants following a successful raid on their camp at Nginda area, a location between Korisa and Bargoni in Lamu County. The raid was part of the ongoing kdf operations in pursuit of al Shabaab militants who launched a botched attack at Kotile Special Operations Group Camp on 13th March 2020. Among killed was a notorious al shabaab commander from the Coast region who has been providing intelligence and logistical support to the terrorists who have been hiding inside the Boni forest. During the operation the team captured one militant and recovered several weaponss, including 3 AK 47 rifles, seven magazines, over 1,000 rounds of ammunition, pouches and a water carrier. https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/2020-03-19-kdf-troops-kill-12-al-shabaab-militants-in-boni-forest/
March 15, 2020 Garrisa Holugho Al Shabaab Civillians Security Officials IED 5 Civilians Several injured (exact number undisclosed) None Three people , were killed in the first attack in which an ambulance travelling from Sangailu to Holugho sub-countyhospital ran over the IED. The driver and two female patients died on the spot while the children of one of the female patients survived. In the second attack, two police officers who were responding to the attack were killed after their landcruiser also ran over an IED. https://citizentv.co.ke/news/five-killed-in-suspected-al-shabaab-attack-in-garissa-326589/
March 13, 2020 Garrisa Jirole Kenya Army (KDF) Special Ops team (SOT) Al Shabaab Militants Not specified 6 al Shabaab Militants 1 al Shabaab militant None Special forces managed to kill six militants and capture one alive who was injured but undergoing treatment. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/garissa/Six-suspected-Shabaab-militants
March 13, 2020 Garissa Dujis Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 2 Security officials 0 None Two police officers were killed when their vehicle hit an IED planted by al Shabaab militants in Garissa ACLED Data
March 12, 2020 Mandera Jabibar area, Rhamu Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms 2 civilians 0 None Al Shabaab miliants ambushed a bus traveling from Nairobi to Mandera. Militants ordered passengers to disembarck and took hostage a non-local (mechanic in Maderna town). Militia then procedeed to attack two other vehicles, one belonging to the county government and another ferrying miraa - driver escaped without injuries. About 30 armed men emerged from the bushes and asked all passengers to disembark from the bus. One person was reported missing. The Standard, 13 March 2020, "Two killed in attack by militia" by Cyrus Ombati & Abdimalik Hajir https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Two-killed-in-suspected-Al-Shabaab-attack-/1183298-5488198-diepy2z/index.html
March 11, 2020 Mandera Mandera Town Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 2 civilians None None None ACLED Data
March 11, 2020 Mandera Jabibar Al Shabaab Security officials IED 0 0 None Police escaped unharmed when they were targeted with an explosive by al Shabaab militants in Jabibar on the road between Bambo and Rhamu town. ACLED Data
Feb. 26, 2020 Garissa Not specified Al Shabaab Security officials Not specified Number not specified Not specified None Al Shabaab attacked a police station, casualties reported. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/march-alerts-and-february-trends-2020
Feb. 23, 2020 Garissa Qorisa Centre Al Shabaab Security offcials, private property Arson 0 0 4 houses burnt belonging Kenya Police Reservist officers and a tractor At 9.30pm, heavily armed militants stormed Qorisa Center, a few kilometres from Maalani town and torched four houses belonging to KPR officers. They also torched a tractor at a construction site. The officers and their families were not in their houses, having fled following the wave of attacks targeting them. https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/eastern/2020-02-24-al-shabaab-targets-nprs-wrecks-havoc-in-ijara/ ACLED Data
Feb. 21, 2020 Garissa None Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 0 0 None Al Shabaab abducted a businessman https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/march-alerts-and-february-trends-2020
Feb. 21, 2020 Garissa Sangaailu area, Ijara sub-county Al Shabaab Security offcials Arson 0 0 Houses belonging to police reservists Al Shabaab burned down homes belonging to police reservists https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/march-alerts-and-february-trends-2020
Feb. 19, 2020 Mandera not specified Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 4 Civilians Several injured None Al Shabaab attacked bus carrying Christians along Nairobi-Mandera road leaving four civilians dead prompting govt to order all buses in north east to travel with police escort. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/march-alerts-and-february-trends-2020 ACLED Data
Feb. 19, 2020 Wajir Sarman Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms 3 Civilians 0 None Al Shabaab militants alledgedly sprayed bullets to a bus heading to Nairobi. https://www.nation.co.ke/news/20-dead--Shabaab-attacks-in-Kenya-escalate/1056-5474006-kmwhde/index.html ACLED Data
Feb. 13, 2020 Garissa Sangaailu area, Ijara sub-county Al Shabaab Civillians, Security officials Arson 0 0 Houses belonign to National Police Reservists (NPR) Al Shabaab militants torched shops and three houses belonging to NPRs in Sangailu. The attackers first abducted two people, a father and son, and forced them to identify the reservists' houses before later releasing 80-year-old Mohammed Mursal and his son, Abdi Mohammed. https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/eastern/2020-02-24-al-shabaab-targets-nprs-wrecks-havoc-in-ijara/
Feb. 11, 2020 Garissa Fafi, North east Al Shabaab Security offcials Not specified 1 Security official (police reservist) 0 None Al Shabaab militants killed police reservist. https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/march-alerts-and-february-trends-2020 ACLED Data
Feb. 9, 2020 Lamu Milihoi Al Shabaab Private property IEDs 0 0 2 Construction vehicles Suspected al Shabaab militants burnt two construction vehicles in an attack near H Young & Co's camp at Milihoi. H Young was awarded the tender for construction of the 135 km Lamu-Garsen road. The excavator controller and lorry driver jumped out of the vehicles and escaped unhurt. They hid in the bush until security agents went to their rescue. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Al-Shabaab-burn-vehicles-Lamu-H-Young-attack/3444912-5449814-48w91tz/index.html
Feb. 5, 2020 Garissa not specified Al Shabaab Security offcials Firearm 1 Civilian 0 None Suspected al Shabaab militants 5 Feb shot and killed father of police reservist https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/march-alerts-and-february-trends-2020
Jan. 24, 2020 Wajir Khorof Kharar Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms 2 civilians None Passenger bus suspected al Shabaab militants ambushed a passenger bus at Khorof Kharar in Wajir County early Friday morning at 6:30am. Bus driver drove off as attackers shot bus. None
Jan. 19, 2020 Mandera Lanfin Al Shabaab Civilians Firemans 3 Civilians 6 Civilians None Al Shabaab militants attempted to stop a bus heading from Mandera to Nairobi. When the bus driver refused to stop the bus, the angry militants shot at the bus's tires in an attempt to make it stop and in the process the random gunfire killed and injured some passangers. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ ktnnews/video/2000184685/3-killed-and- 6-injured-after-suspected-al-shabaab- militants-attacked-bus-heading-to- mandera
Jan. 18, 2020 Lamu Pandanguo Village, Witu Division Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms Not specified Not specified Not specified Security agencies in Lamu at the Kenyan coast have repulsed a group of about 50 heavily armed suspected al Shabaab militants who attempted to attack Pandanguo Village in Witu Division. The gun battle which lasted for about five hours. https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Kenya-security-agencies-repulse-Shabaab-attackers/4552908-5423498-r1tijsz/index.html
Jan. 13, 2020 Garissa Fafi Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms 4 Civilians (3 teachers & 1 pupil) 1 Civilian Communication mast Al Shabaab militants attacked a school in Garrisa County killing three male teachers. A 30 year old man was hit and injured by a stray bullet. They They also attacked a police post in the area. Pupil was killed by a stray bullet Daily Nation, 14 January 2020, Page 12 "Shabaab Resurgence Timeline" by Mohamed Ahmed ACLED Data https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/ 2001356310/three-teachers-killed-in- garissa-dawn-attack
Jan. 10, 2020 Mandera Olla Police Post Al Shabaab Security officials, Critical infrastructure Not specified 0 0 Communication mast Al Shabaab militants stormed the Olla Police Post in Mandera after hitting a communication mast. Kenyan police thwated the attack Daily Nation, 14 January 2020, Page 12 "Shabaab Resurgence Timeline" by Mohamed Ahmed
Jan. 7, 2020 Garissa Dadaab, near Saretho Police Patrol base close to Dadaab refugee camp Al Shabaab Critical infrastructure, Security officials, Civilians Firearms 6: 2 suspected al Shabaab militants; 4 Civilians (1 teacher + 3 pupils) 0 Communication mast Kenyan officials kill al Shabaab militants after attempting to raid a police station in Garissa. Security officials recovered two AK47 rifles and two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Militants who escaped went ahead and attacked a comminication mast. Civilians were killed in a fire exchange between militants and Kenyan security officials. Children from a nearby school were also targeted in the attack. Children injured were pupils from a local school; they were in their house when stray bullets fired in a shootout hit them. *Officials believe contraband goods are behind some of the attacks in the area including: rice, cooking oil, sugar & milk https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001355568/two-al-shabaab-attackers-shot-dead-after-killing-four-in-dadaab ACLED Data
Jan. 5, 2020 Mandera Fino, Lafey Al Shabaab Civilians None 0 0 None Al Shabaab militants raided a village in Fino (Lafey, Mandera) and abducted 5 civilians, four were later released. ACLED Data
Jan. 5, 2020 Lamu Manda Bay - US military base Al Shabaab Security officials Firearm, Arson 9: 5 al Shabaab militants & sucide bombers, 3 Americans, 1 Kenyan Security Official 0 After the attack, a fire broke out which destroyed fuel tanks located at the airstrip. Militants torched six aircrafts (which were not in use) and an unknown number of vehicles. Several weapons recovered from al Shabaab militants. Al Shabaab militants cut power supply in Hindi before gaining access to the base. al Shabaab claimed responsibility of the attcak. https://allafrica.com/stories/202001060135.html https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001355568/two-al-shabaab-attackers-shot-dead-after-killing-four-in-dadaab
Jan. 2, 2020 Lamu None Kenyan security officials Al Shabaab militants Firearm 4 al Shabaab militants None None Hours after the suspected al Shabaab attack on a passenger bus in Nyongoro, Lamu, Kenyan soilders killed 4 suspected al Shabaab suspects https://www.nation.co.ke/news/KDF-kills-4-suspected-Shabaab-fighters/1056-5405338-qlto1j/index.html
Jan. 2, 2020 Lamu Nyongoro Al Shabaab Civilians None 3 Civilians 2 Civilians / some reports say 3 Civilians None Al Shabaab fighters mid-day Thursday ambushed a convoy of buses including Simba coach, Mombasa Rahma & TSS headed to Lamu from Mombasa at Nyongoro near Witu town. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001355130/suspected-al-shabaab-gunmen-hijack-lamu-bus https://allafrica.com/stories/202001060135.html https://www.nation.co.ke/news/KDF-kills-4-suspected-Shabaab-fighters/1056-5405338-qlto1j/index.html
Dec. 27, 2019 Wajir between Katulo and Kholof Arar Al Shabaab Security officials IED 2 police officers 7 police officers Police vehicle Security officals were on patrol when their vehicle was hit by an IED https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001354602/two-police-officers-killed-seven-injured-in-ied-attack https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/north-eastern/2019-12-28-two-police-officers-killed-seven-injured-in-wajir-ied-attack/
Dec. 26, 2019 Wajir Liboi Al Shabaab Civilians None 0 0 0 About 20 Al Shabaab militants kidnapped two civilians, businessmen Abdullahi Isack Harun and Abdi Hassan Ilkaase, who were traveling in the Liboi area (Dadaab, Garissa) and took them to Somalia. They were released on December 27; appeared in good health. https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Police-Shabaab-manhunt-kidnap/1056-5402644-iywdh9z/index.html
Dec. 23, 2019 Wajir kutulo Al Shabaab Security officials IED 0 0 None An IED exploded near military forces patroling in Kutulo https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/north-eastern/2019-12-28-two-police-officers-killed-seven-injured-in-wajir-ied-attack/
Dec. 23, 2019 Mandera Mandera-Arabia-Lafey road Al Shabaab Civilians Arson 0 0 An excavator A flat roller machine A shift foot roller A pressure pump Al Shabaab raided a construction site and burnt down 4 construction equipment valued at Ksh. 38 million. Property destroyed were being used by a contractor to construct the Arabia-Mandera road in the county https://standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001354197/al-shabaab-raid-a-construction-site-in-mandera https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/north-eastern/2019-12-22-al-shabaab-destroy-sh398-million-equipment-at-mandera-site/
Dec. 17, 2019 Wajir Wel Al Shabaab Civillians None 0 0 None 4 construction workers abducted by unknown number of suspected Al Shabaab militants. Victims were working on a road between Riba and Konton when they were abducted Daily Nation, 14 January 2020, Page 12 "Shabaab Resurgence Timeline" by Mohamed Ahmed
Dec. 17, 2019 Garissa Fafi Al Shabaab Civillians not specified 2 civilians - construction workers 0 None Al Shabaab militants attacked a work site and killed two construction workers Daily Nation, 14 January 2020, Page 12 "Shabaab Resurgence Timeline" by Mohamed Ahmed
Dec. 6, 2019 Wajir Katulo Al Shabaab Civillians & Security officials firearms 11: 8 Anti-Stock Theft Unit officers, 3 civilians (2 teachers and 1 doctor) 0 None Gunmen attacked medina bus, a public transport bus heading to Mandera. Most officers killed on bus were heading to their stations in Mandera. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktnnews/video/2000181185/wajir-bus-attack-11-confirmed-dead-after-al-shabaab-ambushed-a-bus-near-katulo https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001352390/wajir-bus-attack-kills-8-cops-two-teachers-and-doctor https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2020-01-06-acid-test-for-kenyas-intel-gathering-as-attacks-increase/
Dec. 4, 2019 Garissa Diiso Al Shabaab Communication mast & Diesel generator firearms 0 0 None A communication mast was destroyed together with a diesel generator that powers it https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001352087/shabaab-destroy-telecom-mast The Star newspaper, 5 December 2019, page 27, "Garissa Shabaab raiders repulsed, mast destroyed", by Stephen Asteriko
Nov. 12, 2019 Wajir unspecified Al Shabaab unknown None 0 0 None Kenyan military convoy detonated improvised explosive device planted by Al-Shabaab in Wajir county https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
Oct. 29, 2019 Wajir Dadajabula Al Shabaab Security officials Rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) Firearms 2 Al-Shabaab suspects 4: 2 police officers, 1 reservist, 1 civilian none Al Shabaab militants raided a police station. Alledged rescue mission for 2 al Shabaab suspects being held at the station. It was not immediately clear if the suspects were felled by bullets fired by the Shabaabs or Kenya Defence Forces https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/wajir/Shabaab-kills-two-members-in-police-custody/3444790-5329776-og0e4oz/index.html
Oct. 23, 2019 Mandera Township Al Shabaab civilians firearms 0 0 0 Al Shabaab militants attacked a matatu vehicle in Mandera. The driver managed to speed up avoiding bullets; saving 8 passengers. The driver sped off after about 10 suspicious people waved him to stop on Wednesday evening on the Elwak-Borehole 11 road. Militants then sprayed the vehicle with bullets. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Driver-saves-passengers-from-Al-Shabaab/1183298-5323072-io8ykg/index.html
Oct. 12, 2019 Garissa Degoh Road, Liboi Al-Shabaab Security officials IED 11 GSU officers None Toyota Land Cruiser The police officers were patrolling the area, which is around the Kenya-Somalia border https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001345402/reinforcement-sent-as-11-gsu-officers-die-in-garissa-ied-attack https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001347389/al-shabaab-gunmen-raid-police-station-kill-detained-militants
Sept. 10, 2019 Mandera El-Wak Al-Shabaab Security officials rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) 5: 3KDF 2Anti-Stock Theft Unit 20* KDF 2 armoured vehicles (Norinco VN4 armoured personnel carriers) and 1 lorry None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001341750/five-killed-in-rocket-attack-in-mandera
Sept. 1, 2019 Garissa Dadaab, Yumbis Al Shabaab Security offcials Arson 0 0 Al Shabaab militants attacked Yumbis, at the border with Somalia. The militants burnt the station and a vehicle ferrying medicine None ACLED Data
Aug. 22, 2019 Mandera Township Al Shabaab Security officials firearms 2 Security officials 0 None Al Shabaab militants attacked Kenyan security forces in Mander ACLED Data
Aug. 20, 2019 Mandera Kheira Ali village Al Shabaab Security officials unspecified 0 0 Communication mast Militants destroyed a mast and clashed with police reservists https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
Aug. 7, 2019 Garissa Hulugho village Al Shabaab Critical infrastricture unspecified 0 0 Communication mast None https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
Aug. 4, 2019 Lamu Boni forest Kenyan Security Officials Al Shabaab militants unspecified 0 0 None police officers dismantelled two Al Shabaab make-shift camps in Wakabheley, inside Boni forest. Kenyan security forces found 19 rounds of ammunition, foodstuff, solar panels and clothes. Seutiry officials ambushed Shabaab militants, they managed to escape but sustained heavy injuries https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/north-eastern/2019-08-06-security-officers-destroy-two-al-shabaab-camps-in-boni-forest/ ACLED Data
July 20, 2019 Lamu Between Ishakani and Ras Kamboni Al Shabaab Security officials Bomb 2 (unspecified) 0 None None https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
July 15, 2019 Mandera Rhamu-Elwak Road, Chabi and Bamboo villages Unspecified Vehicle IED 0 0 The Kenya Power and Lightening Company's (KPLC) vehicle's windows were shuttered & one tyre burst None https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Kenya-Power-car-hit-explosive-in-Mandera/1183298-5196718-j666spz/index.html
June 21, 2019 Garissa Yumbis Border Control Unit, Fafi Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms 4: 3 Al Shabaab militants, 1 civilian (nurse based at the camp) 0 Safaricom mast Al Shabaab militants ambushed Kenyan security officials at the Yumbis Border Patrol Unit camp/post before it was foiled by the officials. A male nurse based at the camp is suspected to have been kidnapped by the militants; was later found dead on the 22nd June 2019 https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/north-eastern/2019-06-24-missing-nurse-in-yumbis-terror-attack-found/ https://www.nation.co.ke/news/3-Al-Shabaab-killed-foiled-Yumbis-attack/1056-5167786-131yfvn/index.html https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019-06-22-al-shabaab-militants-shot-dead-after-friday-attack-police/ https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
June 15, 2019 Wajir Khorof Harar and Konton Centre, near Kenya-Somalia border Al Shabaab Security officials IED 8APs* 2 APs Police Land Cruiser Total number of casualties is unclear. Police were in pursuit of Al Shabaab militants who abducted three police reservists in Wajir on 13 June 2019 *Another report by The Star newspaper, 9 December 2019, page 10, indictaed that 12 police officers died https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/wajir/Wajir-grenade-attack-missing-police-found-alive/3444790-5159746-14vakltz/index.html ; https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001330049/ten-officers-killed-in-attack; https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-security/al-shabaab-kill-16-in-kenya-and-somalia-blasts-idUSKCN1TG08L https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019-06-15-several-police-officers-feared-dead-after-ied-attack-in-wajir/ https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
June 13, 2019 Lamu Kwa Omollo Bridge, Bodhai- Bar'goni road Al Shabaab Security officials IED 4 Al Shabaab terrorists 0 none The terrorists died when the IED they were planting exploded prematurely. 3 died on the spot & 1 died escaping while severely injuried. Police found three loaded AK 47 rifle magazines, 12 loose bullets and a magazine pouch at the scene. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Al-Shabaab-blown-up-in-Lamu/3444912-5156370-13qxl6t/index.html https://www.nation.co.ke/news/3-Al-Shabaab-killed-foiled-Yumbis-attack/1056-5167786-131yfvn/index.html
June 13, 2019 Wajir Konton Centre Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms 0 None 1 motorcycle and 1 tuk-tuk 3 National Police Reservists were kidnapped and took them into Gedo region in Somalia https://mobile.nation.co.ke/counties/Landmine-blast-kills-8-police-officers-near-Somali-border-/1950480-5158984-item-1-10dvblaz/index.html; https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/kenya-police-officers-killed-blast-somalia-border-190615122049040.html
June 10, 2019 Mombasa Inside a house, Likoni Unspecified Unspecified IED 0 1(Al Shabaab suspect) None The injured person was attempting to assemble an IED when it exploded https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001331447/two-charged-over-explosion-in-likoni-house
June 3, 2019 Mandera Fino Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms 2: 1 Security official (Police reservist), 1 Al Shabaab militant None None A police reservist was killed during a heavy gunfire between the Kenya security personnel and suspected Al-Shabaab militants. The reservists were responding to reports of the presence of Al-Shabaab in the area when the incident occurred. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Shabaab-kill-police-reservist-in-Mandera/1183298-5144250-njnpgpz/index.html https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
May 5, 2019 Lamu Ishakani Al Shabaab Security officials unspecified 0 0 None Al Shabaab attacked camp of special police unit https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
May 5, 2019 Mandera Hareri Hosle village, Mandera East Al Shabaab Food store Firearms None 1 National Police Reservist Three cattle, 1 donkey and two goats were killed. The suspected Al Shabaab militants stole food and 2 AK 47 rifles None https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019-05-05-al-shabaab-raids-mandera-store-steals-food-stuff/
April 12, 2019 Mandera Banisa Stage in Mandera Town Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms 1 police officer 1 police officer injured None Two cuban doctors were allegedly kidnapped by Al Shabaab. Reports indicate that they (doctors and Al Shabaab) crossed the border into Gedo region in Somalia. One of two officers escoting doctors was killed and another injured https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Gunmen-attack-Cuban-doctors-in-Mandera/1183298-5068080-naucaoz/index.html
Jan. 26, 2019 Nairobi Outside Smothers Restaurant Tom Mboya-Latema Road intersection Unspecified Civilians IED 0 2 (civ) None Nairobi regional police commander, Philip Ndolo said a man of Somali descent had hired a cart puller/ trolleypusher to deliver a carton box from Latema Road to Kenya Cinema. The cart pusher and a newpaper vendor were injured. https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019-01-26-two-injured-as-suspected-ied-explodes-in-nairobis-cbd/
Jan. 20, 2019 Garissa Shimbirey Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms (AK 47 rifles) 0 4 (civ) None A Chinese road construction company that is building the Garissa-Modogashe highway was targetted by 6 suspected Al Shabaab militants. The suspected terrorists fled. Kenyan security officials repelled attack. Guard of construction site & wife among those injured; they sustained gunshot wounds https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/ea/Kenyan-police-repel-suspected-terror-attack-in-Garissa/4552908-4944760-hrqqdez/index.html https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
Jan. 15, 2019 Nairobi DusitD2 hotel Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms and IEDs, grenades, suicide bombs 21: 20 civilians (including 1 American & 1 Briton), and 1 GSU officer At least 30 (civ) Civilian vehicles 6 Al Shabaab militants (at least 3 of Kenyan origin) attacked the DusitD2 hotel in Westlands, Nairobi using hand grenades, guns, suicide bombings and blowing up vehicles. Soldiers and reacted with gunfire. It is not clear if the al Shabaab fatalities were due to suicide bombings or the security response. The attack began on the afternoon of the 15th and carried into the following day. One American and one Briton were among the dead. 17 hour seige ended with security officials killing remaining assailants. https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Dusit-terror-attack-victims/1056-4938250-jwwdp4/index.html https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Dusit-attack-Nairobi-Al-Shabaab-recruits/1056-4991926-14pm3ikz/index.html https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/print?page=6&location%5B0%5D=9&t=CrisisWatch+Database+Filter
Dec. 8, 2018 Lamu Sankuri Al Shabaab Civilians IED 0 3(civ) The lorry the three were travelling in was damaged The three were part of a motorcade of lorries that were ferrying merchandise from the Mokowe depot in Lamu West and were on their way to their destination at the Usalama camp in Kiunga,Lamu East where the Lamu-Somalia border wall is being put up when their lorry ran over the IED injuring all three occupants. None
Nov. 20, 2018 Kilifi Chakama Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms 0 5(civ) None An italian volunteer student was abducted https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/kilifi/Malindi-night-attack-Al-Shabaab/1183282-4861328-hamvb8/index.html
Oct. 10, 2018 Mandera Arabia Boys Secondary School, Lafey sub-county Al Shabaab Civilians & Public Infrastructure Explosive device, firearms and arson 2 (civ) 0 Attackers burned the school's staffroom and teacher's quarters The civilians were non-locals. Police reservists confronted the attackers in vain. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001298512/suspected-al-shabaab-attackers-kill-two-teachers-in-mandera
Sept. 14, 2018 Garissa Kilas at Handaro (between Ijara and Sangailu towns Al Shabaab Civilians Not specified 2 (civ) 0 None 7 suspected Al Shabaab militants flagged down a bus, profiled the passengers before executing two of them https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001295628/al-shabaab-terrorists-kill-two-in-ambush-in-garissa
Aug. 29, 2018 Lamu Kiunga-Sakuri Road Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 5(KDF) 10 (kdf) Vehicle KDF truck ran over IED https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/08/29/five-kdf-soldiers-killed-in-lamu-ied-attack_c1810205
Aug. 13, 2018 Mandera None Al Shabaab Security Officials & Civilians IED 3 (civ) 1 (civ) Private vehicle The victims were clearing the road near the security wall. While police usually accompany them, they did not on this day for unclear reasons https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/IED-attack-kills-3-in-Mandera/1183298-4710446-lnyug1/index.html
Aug. 8, 2018 Lamu Bodhei area, Boni Forest Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 5(KDF) 6(KDF) KDF Lorry The soldiers were riding in their lorry when it hit an IED in Kwa Molo area https://www.garoweonline.com/en/news/world/africa/ied-kills-5-kdf-soldiers-injures-6-in-lamu-near-somalia-border
July 26, 2018 Lamu Lamu-Garsen road at Milihoi area in Mpeketoni Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms & arson 0 2(AP) Police Land Cruiser and civilian's personal vehicle were burned The whereabouts of the civilian whose car was torched are unknown https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Police-officers-injured-in-suspected-Shabaab-attack/3444912-4683388-3jed21z/index.html
July 12, 2018 Mandera Manza, Sheikh Barrow Al Shabaab Security Officials IEDs & Firearms 0 0 None Targetted police camp with explosives & firearms https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Police-repulse-suspected-Al-Shabaab-attackers-in-Mandera/1183298-4659206-15s146hz/index.html
July 10, 2018 Garissa Liboi Al Shabaab Security Officials None 0 0 None About 20 Al Shabaab militants were prevented from attacking an AP camp in Amey, in the border town of Liboi https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/07/10/police-fight-off-al-shabaab-thwart-attack-on-liboi-camp_c1784724
July 3, 2018 Garissa Masalani Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 0 6 (APs) Police Land Cruiser Police was escorting a bulldozer when they ran over the IED https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001286673/six-police-injured-in-an-ied-attack-in-masalani-garissa-county
June 17, 2018 Wajir Bojigaras area Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 5 (AP) 3(KPR) 0 Vehicle None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001284459/eight-security-personnel-killed-in-wajir-after-vehicle-hits-an-ied; https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001284613/investigation-underway-in-ied-deaths-of-police-officers
June 6, 2018 Garissa Liboi, Harhar area Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 5(GSU) 3(GSU) Vehicle While patroling the border, their vehicle ran over the IED https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001283119/five-gsu-officers-killed-three-injured-in-ied-attack-near-kenya-somalia-border
May 6, 2018 Garissa Kenya - Somali border Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 8 (KDF) 2 (KDF) Police Land Cruiser, which the soldiers where travelling in, was burnt None https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/wajir/8-KDF-soldiers-killed-near-Dobley-Somalia/3444790-4549360-b3ky3pz/index.html
May 3, 2018 Mandera Fino Town Al Shabaab Security Officials & Public Infrastructure Firearms 5: 4 (APs) & 1 (KPR) 3 (Police) Attackers targetted the Administration Police and Kenya Police camps. A communication mast was also damaged. The attackers first trained their guns on a Safaricom mast in Lafey town to disable communication, before storming the camps None
Feb. 18, 2018 Mandera Shimbir Fatuma Area, Elwak Al Shabaab Civilians Firearms 4 (civ) 2 (civ) None Those killed and injured were (non-local) quarry workers https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/05/05/shabaab-kill-four-quarry-workers-in-mandera_c1753821
Feb. 16, 2018 Wajir Wajir Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 0 0 Police Vehicle damaged IED set on officers responding to Qarsa Primary attack. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/wajir/Teachers-killed-Al-Shabaab-attack-Wajir-Qarsa-Primary-School/3444790-4306966-kjo6htz/index.html Accessed on 26.02.2018
Feb. 16, 2018 Wajir Wajir Al Shabaab Civilians & Public Infrastructure Firearms 3 (Civ) 1 (civ) None Suspected Al-Shabaab militias attacked Qarsa Primary School. Three teachers killed plus the wife of one of the teachers who were all non-locals https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/wajir/Teachers-killed-Al-Shabaab-attack-Wajir-Qarsa-Primary-School/3444790-4306966-kjo6htz/index.html Accessed on 26.02.2018
Jan. 20, 2018 Mandera Elwak Town Al Shabaab Public Infrastructure Not specified None None Hormuud Telcom Inc Communication Mast Al-Shabaab militants feared the residents were reporting their activities to the Kenyan and Somali security forces through the network. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Al-Shabaab-destroys-communication-mast-in-Elwak-Mandera/1183298-4271376-9263nd/index.html
Jan. 14, 2018 Lamu Ishakani Village Al Shabaab Civilians AK-47 rifles used to flush people out of their houses 0 0 None A group of about 100 heavily armed suspected Al-Shabaab militants ambushed the village in the morning and preached to the residents for about one hour. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Al-Shabaab-ambush-Lamu-village-preach-radical-teachings/3444912-4263510-2sv6gpz/index.html
Jan. 13, 2018 Lamu Between Gamba & Nyongoro areas unknown Public Infrastructure Not specified 0 0 Electricity power pylon carrying over 220kV of electricity None https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/Woman-killed-5-police-injured-Shabaab-ambush-Lamu-Tana-River/1107872-4262700-m07jdrz/index.html
Jan. 13, 2018 Lamu Nyongoro Al Shabaab Security officias, public infrastructure and civilians Firearms & arson 1 (civ) 5 (Police) Two Police Land Cruisers burnt to ashes The death toll of the police officers is unknown. https://www.nation.co.ke/counties/Woman-killed-5-police-injured-Shabaab-ambush-Lamu-Tana-River/1107872-4262700-m07jdrz/index.html
Jan. 2, 2018 Mandera Along Elwak-Kutolo, near Somalia border Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms & arson 5: 2 (Police) 3 (reservists) None Police lorry set on fire by militants None https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-attacks/al-shabaab-kills-five-kenyan-policemen-who-were-out-on-patrol-idUSKBN1ES0G6
Nov. 28, 2017 Lamu Lango La Simba in Nyongoro Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms 2 (APs) 7 (2 AP, 2 GSU, 1 KDF, 2 Quick Response team) None 5 APs in a police vehicle were escorting a bus when ambushed by Al Shabaab militia dressed in combat resembling military insignia. No militants killed. The militants also entered the buses demanding to know if there were Christians, and distributed leaflets saying "We won't retreat. Our target is the government" http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/APs-die-Shabaab-attack-Lamu/3444912-4206804-1qqctiz/index.html; https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001261575/terrorists-kill-two-police-officers-injure-gsu-and-kdf-soldiers-in-lamu
Nov. 26, 2017 Mandera Mandera Town unknown Church IED 0 0 0 IED dropped from vehicle targetted at residential homes in St. Michaels church. It however hit perimeter wall and fell http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Explosive-thrown-at-Mandera-Catholic-church-misses-target/1183298-4203666-ukagx7z/index.html
Nov. 6, 2017 Mandera Daba City Alshabaab Security officials Grenade (roket propelled) o 1(pol) Two police land cruisers burnt down Two vehicles carrying 12 police officers were escorting a bus to Mandera when they were hit by rocket propelled grenades. The incident occurred after the bus had passed. A gun was also reported missing amid speculations the terrorists escaped with it. No passenger in the bus was affected. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001259567/two-vehicles-carrying-12-police-officers-escorting-a-bus-to-mandera-hit-by-rocket-propelled-grenades Accessed on 13/11/17
Oct. 21, 2017 Border of Lamu & Garissa between Bodhei and Ijara Alshabaab Private Citizens and Property Firearms 0 5 (civ) Damaged vehicle Private vehicle (Probox) ferrying Muslim women to Ijara for a wedding was strained with bullets. The 5 sustained gunshot wounds and were rushed to hospital http://www.nation.co.ke/news/KDK-soldiers-hunt-down-Shabaab-militants-after-attack/1056-4150382-102ifeq/index.html Accessed on 27/10/17
Oct. 10, 2017 Kwale Ukunda Al Shabaab Security officials Firearms 2 (Civ) 3 (2 police & 1 civ) Militants opened fire on a police vehicle 2 staff of Technical University Msa inside the police vehicles were killed https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001256928/two-killed-in-kwale-gun-attack
Sept. 10, 2017 Lamu Mararani Alshabaab Security officials IED 1 (AP) 6(Ap) None AP inspector died while 6 other officers were injured http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/AP-inspector-dies-Lamu-bomb/3444912-4091158-ocatbx/index.html
Sept. 6, 2017 Lamu Hindi (Seline Mashambani) Alshabaab Private citizens and Property Beheadings 1 (Civ) 0 None None None
Sept. 6, 2017 Lamu Hindi (Bobo village) Alshabaab Private citizens and Property Beheadings 3(Civ) 0 None Happened at 1:30 am, few km from Seline Mashambani where they had beheaded 1 person 7 hours prior at 6 pm https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktnnews/video/2000137748/four-people-killed-by-suspected-al-shabaab-militants-in-lamu
Sept. 3, 2017 Kwale Ukunda Alshabaab Security officials firearms 2 (police) 0 None Gunmen on a motorcycle shot two officers,at a church they were guarding by Kenya's Indian Ocean coast, killing one on the spot and the other died of injuries at a hospital. they then stole the policemen's guns http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/news/Gunmen-kill-two-police-officers-guarding-church/539546-4081610-fvsd6q/index.html
Aug. 31, 2017 Tana River Lango la Simba Alshabaab Private citizens and Property Firearms 2(Civ) 0 Damadged vehicles. terrorists sprayed two vehicles, lorry and saloon car heading to Minjila from Witu, with bullets on Garsen-Lamu road berfore escaping. https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001253221/crisis-as-lamu-east-teachers-stay-away-over-insecurity
Aug. 30, 2017 Mandera Daba City area Alshabaab Telecommunication Unspecified explosive device 0 0 damadge to communication mast None http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Al-Shabaab-destroy-communication-mast-Mandera/1183298-4076514-3hl3ngz/index.html accessed on 31.08.2017
Aug. 30, 2017 Lamu Gamba, Garsen-Lamu rd Alshabaab Private citizens and Property/Telecommunication Firearms 1(civ) unknown Attackers shot at vehicle and destroyed KPLC electric pole in Gamba None http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Two-killed-twin-Shabaab-attacks-Lamu/3444912-4078380-9pttnk/index.html accessed on 31.08.2017
Aug. 30, 2017 Lamu Gamba, Garsen-Lamu rd Alshabaab Private citizens and Property Firearms 1(Civ) unknown attackers shot at vehicle None http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Two-killed-twin-Shabaab-attacks-Lamu/3444912-4078380-9pttnk/index.html
Aug. 29, 2017 Mandera Dabacity, Kutolu Alshabaab Private citizens and Property/Telecommunication Arson 0 None Destroyed a communication mast & burned down a social/meeting hall None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001253221/crisis-as-lamu-east-teachers-stay-away-over-insecurity
Aug. 25, 2017 Mandera Damasa area near Elwak town Alshabaab Security officials landmine 2(KDF) 7(KDF) Armoured Personnel Carrier destroyed None http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/Al-Shabaab-destroy-communication-mast-Mandera/1183298-4076514-3hl3ngz/index.html accessed on 20.08.2017
Aug. 18, 2017 Lamu Maleli Village, Witu Alshabaab Private citizens and Property Knives, Beheading 4 (civ) None None None http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/lamu/Two-killed-twin-Shabaab-attacks-Lamu/3444912-4078380-9pttnk/index.html http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Al-Shaabab-attack-Witu-in-Lamu/1056-4061794-2u7qff/index.html Accesses 18.08.2017
Aug. 15, 2017 Garissa Bodhai-Ijara Road Alshabaab Security officials Ffirearms & arson 5 (pol) 2(pol) police vehicle set on fire; stole weapons None https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/08/15/five-cops-killed-in-garissa-after-al-shabaab-attack-police-post_c1617433
Aug. 7, 2017 Lamu Nyongoro along Garsen-Lamu road Alshabaab Private Citizens and Property landmine 0 2 Damage to lorry None http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Landmine-attack-at-Nyongoro-in-Lamu/1056-4048100-bbawng/index.html Accessed on .08.15 at 15:32
Aug. 7, 2017 Mandera Lafey-Omar Jillow Road Alshabaab Private Citizens and Property Firearms 0 0 hijacked three vehicles None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001250629/suspected-al-shabaab-militia-hijack-three-vehicles-in-mandera Accessed on 08.16.17 at 11:40
Aug. 3, 2017 Mandera Lafey Al Shabaab Security Officials Firearms 1(pol) 0 burnt 2 police cars, stole 1 None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001250166/police-killed-2-vehicles-burnt-down-after-al-shabaab-attack-in-mandera
Aug. 2, 2017 Lamu Nyongoro Alshabaab Government (general) Firearms & Arson 3(Civ-County officials) 4(1 pol) Vehicle torched The police vehicle escort survived but 3 students & a police officer sustained gunshot wounds. http://www.nation.co.ke/news/2-Tana-River-County-officials-killed-in-Al-Shabaab-attack/1056-4043238-15saw5m/index.html
Aug. 2, 2017 Lamu Nyongoro, Witu Alshabaab Public Transportation Firearms 3(civ) unknown None None Accessed on .08.15 at 15:41 http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Al-Shabaab-attack-in-Witu-Lamu/1056-4042272-50spw9/index.html; https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/08/18/three-dead-after-al-shabaab-attack-in-lamu_c1618976
July 28, 2017 Mandera None Al Shabaab Private Citizens and Property firearms 0 0 None Hijacked vehicle belonging to jubilee party campaign team http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Al-Shabaab-hijack-Jubilee-campaign-car-in-Mandera/1056-4036776-o206k9/index.html
July 20, 2017 Lamu Kiunga Alshabaab Private Citizens and Property Firearms 2 0 None None Accessed on .08.15 at 13:49 https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001248428/al-shabaab-kill-two-in-kiunga-lamu-county1
July 18, 2017 Lamu Mokowe Alshabaab Security Officials Firearms 0 0 None None http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Shabaab-attack-GSU-camp-in-Lamu----/1056-4019428-3na2j5/index.html Accessed on 18-07-17 at 1213 hrs
July 15, 2017 Lamu Pandanguo Area Alshabaab Security Officials/School/Business Firearms & Arson 0 0 Attacked local police station, torched a classroom and stole drugs at the Pandanguo dispensary None Barafm, accessed on 14.07.17 at 13:27 http://barakafm.org/2017/07/05/security-officers-hunt-down-suspected-al-shabaab-militants-in-pandanguo-attack/
July 13, 2017 Lamu Milihoi Al Shabaab Government(general) Firearms & arson 6 ( 3 SF, 1 govt, 2 civ) 1 Kidnapping of PS El Maawy leading to death of her nephew, driver, bodyguard & 2 other people. an injured PS was later rescued but succumbed while undergoing treatment (PS El Maawy sustained injuries & afterwards DIED https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001247388/five-killed-and-ps-mariam-el-maawy-injured-in-lamu-al-shabaab-attack
July 7, 2017 Lamu Jima and Poromoko villages Alshabaab Private citizens and Property Knives, Beheading 9(civ) 0 None None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001246629/al-shabaab-behead-nine-kenyans-in-lamu-attack
July 5, 2017 Lamu Pandanguo Area Alshabaab Security Officials/Telecommunication/Business Firerms 2(pol) 7(Pol) They also stole medicine from local dispensary and destroyed communication masts thereby affecting police respose None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001246209/pandaguo-attack-update-two-policemen-dead-seven-injured; https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/elections2017/article/2001247424/timelines-recent-al-shabaab-attacks https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001246225/two-policemen-killed-in-militant-attack-on-lamu-police-station
June 27, 2017 Lamu Mararani-Kiunga Alshabaab Security officials IED 8(4 police, 4 pupils) 2 Attack on a Police Lorry carrying 19 Administration Police officers and 15 civilians most of whom were children who had hiked a lift from Mararani to Kiunga None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001246225/two-policemen-killed-in-militant-attack-on-lamu-police-station
June 23, 2017 Mandera Elwak town Alshabaab Security Officials Firearms 5( 3 Civ, 2 SF) unknown None None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001244651/al-shabaab-kills-five-in-latest-mandera-attack Accessed on 24-06-2017 at 12:05
June 19, 2017 Wajir Gerille area Al Shabaab Security officials IED 0 4 KDF None None http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/wajir/KDF-officers-injured-in-Wajir-IED-attack/3444790-3977406-8rqht9/index.html; https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/06/19/four-military-officers-injured-in-wajir-ied-attack_c1582495
June 16, 2017 Mandera Sheikh Barrow area Alshabaab Private citizens and Property IED 4 11 Vehicle damaged None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001243788/four-dead-as-passenger-vehicle-hits-ied-in-mandera Accessed on 28-06-2017 at 13:10
June 6, 2017 Mandera Chabi-bar Al Shabaab Private Citizens and Property Firearms 1(civ) 1 shot at vehicle belonging to MPcandidate None http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/mandera/One-killed-in-Mandera-shooting/1183298-3958246-cqxeo0z/index.html
June 6, 2017 Mandera Arabia Alshabaab Security Forces Firearms 0 1 None None None
June 6, 2017 Garissa Dadaad - Kulan road Alshabaab Private Citizens and Property IED 4 (civ) 1 Vehicle damaged None http://www.nation.co.ke/news/4-killed-in-IED-attack-in-Garissa/1056-3958384-y5h3tgz/index.html: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/06/06/four-dead-in-latest-ied-attack-in-garissa_c1575527 Accessed on 08.16.17 at 11:20
June 5, 2017 Wajir Gerille area Alshabaab Security officials IED 0 0 1 Police Landcruiser completely destroyed None http://intelligencebriefs.com/kenyas-security-officers-targeted-in-a-roadside-bomb-in-wajir/
May 31, 2017 Garissa Fafi Centre, Fafi Ward Al Shabaab Telecommunication Firearms & Arson 1 0 Safaricom Communications Mast burnt 1 teacher killed by the militants http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/garissa/Teachers-stay-away-schools-Garissa-attacks/3444784-3959774-o1aejoz/index.html
May 31, 2017 Lamu Basuba - Lamu East Alshabaab Security Officials IED 11 (10 SF, 1 Civ) 0 Damage to armoured police vehicle None http://www.nation.co.ke/news/10-killed-in-Lamu-Shabaab-attacks-/1056-3950610-vvw3a9z/index.html
May 24, 2017 Garissa Liboi Alshabaab Security Officials IED 5(pol) 4 Police Vehicle damaged None http://www.nation.co.ke/news/APs-feared-dead-in-new-attack-in-/1056-3941370-flv8hc/index.html
May 23, 2017 Mandera between Arabia and Lafey Alshabaab Government IED 5(SF) 1 Vehicles None Standard newspaper 24-05-17 pg 13; https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/05/24/al-shabaab-claims-responsibility-for-attack-on-governor-robas-convoy_c1567626
May 23, 2017 Garissa betwn Kulan & Liboi Alshabaab Security Officials IED 3 (pol) 8 (poll) Vehicle damaged None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001240952/three-police-officers-killed-after-vehicle-hit-by-ied-in-liboi-garissa-county
May 16, 2017 Garissa Liboi Alshabaab Private Civilians and Property IED 4(civ) 0 Damage on Miraa transport vehcles None Standard newspaper 14-07-17 pg 6
May 15, 2017 Mandera Near Somali boarder Alshabaab Government (general) Firearm 1 (Chief) None Abducted two Kenya Police Reservists None Standard newspaper 14-07-17 pg 6
March 25, 2017 Mandera Mandera East Unknown Private Citizens and Property IED 2 (civ -children) 3 (civ- children) Children were playing with an IED possibly left by Al Shabaab None https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001234116/two-children-die-in-explosion-at-field-in-mandera-east
March 7, 2017 Lamu Ishakan & Sirira Al Shabaab Security Officials IED 1 KDF 5 KDF Armoured KDF vehicles destroyed None https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/03/08/kdf-soldier-killed-five-injured-in-al-shabaab-attack-near-kenya-somali_c1520559
March 2, 2017 Garissa Dadaab Al Shabaab School (in Hagadera refugee camp) Firearms 0 0 2 Teachers were kidnapped from Hagadera camp in Dadaab None None
Feb. 2, 2017 Mandera Arabia Alshabaab Security Officials Firearm 0 1(civ) Attackers took off with AP Landcruiser, 2 police weapons, 4 Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits, and other belongings of AP according to Interior CS Nkaissery. They also destroyed a communication mast No officer was injured but a student was iinjured by stray bullet https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001228027/all-21-ap-officers-at-arabia-camp-alive-al-shabaab-steal-4-bvr-kits; http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Suspected-Shabaab-militants-raid-AP-camp/1056-3796406-a5176r/index.html Accessed on 08.15.17 at 11:05
Jan. 23, 2017 Mandera Mandera town Alshabaab Private Civilians and Property/Business Firearms & IEDs None 0 IEDs partly destroyed the targeted Mandera Guest House & adjacent equity bank. The KPR was shot at by the attackers as he responded to movements at the bank https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000230950/police-reservist-killed-as-suspected-al-shabaab-attack-mandera-guesthouse