Kenya: Germany commissions expansion of counter-IED complex in Embakasi


The war on terrorism has received a major boost after the Federal Republic of Germany commissioned the expansion of the new counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) wing at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Embakasi.

The Kshs. 300 million project funded by Germany will see military personnel from the East African region receive training on IED disposal that will help to promote security and stability in neighbouring Somalia.

Speaking during the event attended by defence attaches in the country, Deputy Ambassador accredited to Kenya Thomas Wimmer said that countering IEDs was more than only a common education for people going on missions

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Source: KBC News