In Summary
  • A KDF statement put the number at nine with 70 Al-Shabaab militants killed while the terror group’s propaganda messages claimed at least 50 Kenyan soldiers had been killed.
  • It took hours for a rescue team from Hulugho Camp, at least 20 km away, to reach their comrades as the militants had planted explosives on various routes.
  • By the time air support arrived shortly before noon, the quick response teams from nearby camps had managed to repulse the attackers.
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In Summary
  • A KDF statement put the number at nine with 70 Al-Shabaab militants killed while the terror group’s propaganda messages claimed at least 50 Kenyan soldiers had been killed.
  • It took hours for a rescue team from Hulugho Camp, at least 20 km away, to reach their comrades as the militants had planted explosives on various routes.
  • By the time air support arrived shortly before noon, the quick response teams from nearby camps had managed to repulse the attackers.
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