KDF Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe; Al-Shabaab Forcibly Recruiting Youths

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Al-Shabaab terrorist group is now recruiting youths into their camps by force. According to the KDF Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe, the Al Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab significantly has suffered serious blows in Somalia and is not appealing to youths.

The Somali bases jihadist group has resulted to use of force to recruit them especially at the Kenya’s Coastal region.

KDFchief called on parents, guardians and communities at large to remain vigilant and collaborate with security authorities saying the militant group still poses threats to the country.

General Mwathethe also noted that Kenya like many other countries in the world is face by the challenge of Islamist Al-Shabaab sporadic attacks calling all Kenyans to be alert and join government in fighting the terror groups believed to have active cells in Coastal region, NEP Kenya, in Nairobi among other parts of the country.

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- Shmuel Yosef Agnon is a Senior Writer and Editor at the Strategic Intelligence Service. Specialize in writing intelligence reports, geopolitics, military intelligence and crime reports analysis. Agnon holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass media and journalism and a master's degree in international media relations from Winchester, University, England.

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