Suspected Al-Shabaab Militants Kill Ten Kenyan Soldiers

Suspected Al-Shabaab Militants Kill Ten Kenyan Soldiers (News Central TV)
Suspected Al-Shabaab Militants Kill Ten Kenyan Soldiers (News Central TV)

A roadside bomb in southern Somalia has killed more than ten Kenyan soldiers in an attack attributed to the Al-Shabaab group.

Five people were critically injured after their car collided with an improvised explosive device near the Kenya-Somalia border in the Gedo region.

The names of the slain soldiers have not been released, but a former Kenyan presidential candidate claimed on Twitter that his younger brother was one of the victims.

The troops who died were members of the African Union Mission in Somalia, a peacekeeping force that was sent to the country to assist the federal government in combating Al-Shabaab insurgents.

Al-Shabaab, an Al-Qaeda affiliate, has carried out similar attacks on civilians and security personnel convoys.

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Militant attacks on public locations, government installations, and security checkpoints have increased in Kenya in recent months.

Recall, on Monday, News Central reported that over 200 Al-shabaab militants were killed in targeted US drone attacks.


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