Al-Shabaab Base with 160 Jihadists at Hosingow Destroyed in Kenyan Airstrike

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Event 

On 26th January 2016 at 1600hrs East African Time (EAT), 6 precision airstrikes conducted by 3 Kenya Army F-5 Tiger bombers completely decommissioned a terrorist forward base at Hosingow area in Juba region of Somalia.

Witnesses and Somali journalists reported the airstrike confirming devastation and complete decimation of the base but did not provide estimates of lost jihadists (enemy combatant deaths).

Military intelligence reports show that there was intelligence that an estimated 160 Al-Shabaab terrorists-fighters had made camp outside Hosingow with the intent of attacking Kenya Defense Forces forward operations base (KDF-FOB) in Juba region of Somalia.

Analysis

The military response to the threat on troops serving under AMISOM is part of a larger strategy that seeks to maximize  neutralizing of terrorist camps and making direct strikes against targets verified as the infrastructure for state-sponsored training and support complexes of the Al-Shabaab terror group in Somalia.

Kenya’s strategy is currently focusing on swift and sure operations to ensure intense ‘precision attrition and counter-force‘ ground and air operations against positions and camps belonging to the Al-Qaeda branch in Somalia, Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen movement (HSM) in Gedo region of Somalia.

The initial OSINT assessments confirm the airstrikes were precise and did inflict a severe blow on the jihadists. Actual battle damage assessment will confirm if any of the estimated 160 fighters survived.

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Comments

i wonder why commentors are following brainwashing bulshit of kenyan securities by flying above the air and claiming they killed such number of terrorhist while they killed dozens of innocent pple which is inhuman.why are they directing themselves to sand dues while seeing the real image.Nonses stories.

Abdikarim Ali! That’s whom u call yourself u can afford to question OUR security organs while residing in OUR COUNTRY! Wacha kuuma matiti ya mamako! My friend.

as far as i know kdf attacked a shabaab camp…..anybody there waz a terrorist… which innocent are u talking about…..wat about hundreds innocent killed in kenya?

Ndio inaitwa kugusa mzinga wa nyuki ukijifanya nyuki hawana mshale. Watakion chamtema kuni walahi. It is just the beginning of the business. Gukonyora kama nyati ama kifaru

al-shabaab walikua wanatuvamia ata kabla ya kdf kwenda somalia,na gava ikaanza (operation linda nchi) after kuona hawa al-shabaab wamekuja sana, xo kdf iko somalia bcoz ov kenya n kenyans na gava ya somalia, NOTE THAT ENEMY OV UR FRED IZ UR ENEMY.LET KDF DO THEIR JOB.

Wacha kuongea ukiwa Kwetu Kenya kindly go join them n talk from that end so that we can how a man u r. Unaongea ukiwa chini ya kabati. FACT u can afford to talk because of the prevailing peace which our heroes have shed blood for! Just be silent for a while n ask urself what contribution have u made?

Aba Alshabaab bakamenya Ibaratongere nthuni e muntu o nthu!! GO KDF GO!! WIPE THOSE BLÖOD THIRSTY IDIOTS!! KDF DONT SPARE ANYBODY, JUST BOMB THEM! ALSHABAÂB NI MASHETANI, WASHIDWE

Someone like Hassan Mohammed should be arrested immediately if we have a government in place, they are the kind of people who betray us, case in point, Westgate, garissa university, mpeketoni etc should not be spared.

Kkkk..usidanganywe na hzo strkes zao…ni wanyama wa mstuni wanakufa na c o magaidi..hyo ndege haijafika penye magaidi wako na wakifka hapo kwa magaidi subiri matokeo utackia ndege imeangusha..