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Al-Shabaab's Improvised Explosive (IED) Targeting KDF Soldiers Kills a Buffalo On Kenyan Soil

A buffalo was killed after it stepped on a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) that ruthless Al-Shabaab terrorists had planted in the ground.

Sources have revealed the militants planted the IED near the Kiunga border in Lamu County, targeting Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers and police officers who usually carry out routine patrols in the region.

The deadly explosive is said to have gone off after the buffalo which was after pasture stepped on it.

The killing of the buffalo is a unique case of wildlife as victims of terrorism & Wildlife-Terrorists Conflict in the coastal region.

A few months ago, two hyenas were killed in the North Eastern part of the country after they stepped on IEDs that Al-Shabaab had planted on the road while targeting police officers

"Al-Shabāab Terrorists kill Buffalo in Kiunga border area with IED (Unique case of wildlife as victims of terrorism & Wildlife-Terrorists Conflict). A buffalo looking for pasture in Kiunga, Kenya died after it stepped on an IED emplaced at a border cutline," the source said.

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