According to the Kenya Defence Forces, the group was on normal patrol between Milimani and Baure in Lamu County when they came upon an IED strike carried out by suspected al-Shabaab terrorists.The injured troops were flown to Nairobi by plane for more treatment.
This occurs after a period of relative quiet in the area due to similar instances.The quiet was caused by ongoing activities involving multiple specialized security agencies in the area.
A similar attack occurred in May of this year, resulting in the deaths of at least four soldiers.The region is close to the Kenya-Somalia border, which has been under terrorist threat in recent months.
Content created and supplied by: Democrate (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More