Al-Shabaab Casualities in Gedo Could Double After KDF Aerial Bombardment

Intelligence on the Battle-Damage-Assessment (BDA) show that the number of militants killed in an airstrike in Gedo by the Kenya Defense Forces Air-Force jets could double.

Initial BDA showed 36 Al-Shabaab militants training in the militants training camp in Gedo were killed.

Villagers of the Gadoon-Dhawe area in Gedo region inside Somalia reported that a camp 2 miles away from their village was bombed completely.

kenya-bombiEye witnesses claim that the camp housed hundreds of trainee militants.

Gadoon-Dhawe in Gedo has become a key Al-Shabaab stronghold where they are now setting up bases. They are using these bases to conduct attacks in neighboring Kenya and on Ethiopian troops in the north of Somalia.

Kenya’s Directorate of Military Intelligence conducts intelligence operations inside Somalia before sanctioning army operations including air-force sorties on strategic assets
of the Islamist.


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