Kenya Defence Forces Successfully Removed And Detonated Under Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device In Somalia


Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) recently removed and successfully, safely detonated a Remote Controlled Under Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device (RC UVIED) in Dhobley town, Somalia.

The Improvised Explosive Device was mounted on the chassis of a Toyota Surf and is believed to have been targeted at ATMIS troops and Somalia Security Forces (SSF) who have intensified the fight against the Al Shabaab terrorists in Sector II.

Addressing the locals after successful removal and safe detonation of the explosive device, the Mine Action Officer Captain Annceta Munywoki reiterated KDF’s commitment to work together with Somalia Security Forces in protecting and safeguarding locals from such incidences.


Image:The Ministry Of Defence Of Kenya

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Source: The Ministry Of Defence Of Kenya