Kenya: KDF soldier injured in suspected Al-Shabaab attack in Lamu


A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier was seriously injured when the vehicle he was traveling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) suspected to have been planted on the road by Al-Shabaab terrorists between Milimani and Baure in Lamu County.

In a statement to newsrooms, KDF Spokesperson Col Esther Wanjiku stated that the attack happened around 9am.

Baure and Milimani are within the dense Boni Forest where the national government in September 2015 launched a multi-agency Operation Linda Boni, whose key objective is to flush out Al-Shabaab militants believed to be hiding inside the forest.

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Source: The Nation