Kenya launches airstrikes against Al-Shabaab after militants attack Wajir village


The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) launched sustained overnight airstrikes targeting Al-Shabaab militants following an attack at Khorof Kharar Police Post in Wajir on Saturday morning.

According to a security official, the airstrikes were directed at possible hideouts of the militants along the Kenya-Somalia border.

In an interview with the Nation, Wajir County Commander Thomas Ngeywa said that the terrorists might have suffered an unknown number of casualties following the airstrikes.

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Source: Somali Affairs