Police Raid Al-Shabaab Bot-Hole, Arrest Wanted Militant Idris Aden


Two suspected Al-Shabaab members have been killed in Kwale after policemen raided their hideout.

Police say the two al-Shabaab militants have been on their wanted list for their involvement in terror activities in Kenya. The police also captured four other suspected Al-Shabaab members in the raid including Idris Aden who is still on the wanted list.

According to police spokesman George Kinoti, the two militants who got killed during the attack carried out the recent attacks in Coast and North Eastern region.

The suspected terrorists are believed to be responsible for the killing of three Nyumba Kumi leaders on May 29, 2016.

Al-Shabaab jihadist group seems to be on a revenge spree against Kenyan soil, hitting the country for the death of Mohamed Gamaghere Kuno, Garrissa attack mastermind.

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In Mandera on Monday, the group attacked a police vehicle, an ambush that was condemned by the county Governor.  The vehicle was escorting a bus to Mandera at Dabacity. Five policemen were killed in the attack while four others got injured.

They also attacked Garrissa this morning with another Improvised Explosive Device (IED). The blast killed the driver of an ambulance heading to pick up patients at the Hulugho Sub County Hospital and left at least three medics severely injured.

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Garissa County Communications boss Yusuf Korow said survivors of the attack include a co-driver, a health nutritionist and a student who were admitted to the Hulugho Sub-County.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has assured that security has been beefed up in the northern part of the country in the wake of renewed terror attacks.

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They asked security guards to thoroughly screen people and vehicles getting into premises. Matatu and hotel operators, and other service providers were also urged to be cautious of any suspicious people or objects.