Kenyan Warplanes Carry Out Airstrikes, Destroy Training Make Shift Camps in Gedo, Southern Somalia

Latest military reports from Somalia indicate that Kenyan Warplanes on Tuesday 28/2/2017 carried out aerial assaults against Al-Shabaab controlled makeshift camps in Gedo region of southern Somalia.

Confirming on the raids to local media, region Osman Nuh Hajji, the deputy governor of Gedo region said the overnight bombardments from Kenyan warplanes targeted an Al-Shabaab bastion near El Adde district, killing several militants and commanders.

"The KDF warplanes targeted an area located between El Wak and Busar towns near Kenyan border, where top Al Shabaab commanders were holding a secret meeting to plot attacks in the region," has been referenced by Somali open sources.

Kenyan military warplanes also struck a convoy of Al-Shabaab vehicles heading to El Adde village, to fetch water from a borehole in the area, however, details on casualties have not been verified.

Kenyan forces better known as KDF serving with AMISOM have launched several attacks against Al-Shabaab in an effort to eliminate the Al-Qaeda linked group that has been involved in attacks on Kenyan FOB in Gedo and Lower Jubba region, including El Adde and Kolbiyow attacks.

 

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