Public Warned of Two Terror Suspects In Hiding After Anti-Terror Police Raided Their Majengo House in Mombasa.

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Kenyan public have been warned of two terror suspects who are on the run after anti-terror police raided their Mombasa house safe-house recovering deadly arsenal.

The two terror suspects identified as Mahmoud Salim Mohamed and Hussein Omar Said are on police most wanted for being linked to terror related issues.

When anti-terror police raided their house, they were not there and thus public has been warned to be on the lookout as the duo is believed to be in an active terror cell in coastal region planning on an attack.

The police security agents raided the house after receiving credible intelligence from a terror suspect who had been detained in Wajir. The suspect arrested in Wajir has since been brought to Mombasa and is under interrogation.

During the raid, police officers recovered a G3 and M4 rifles, 345 bullets, 15 cellphones and a laptop.

Mombasa Police spokesman George Kinoti confirmed the raid and seizing of deadly ammunition. He also noted the raid was made possible following intelligence that the assailants were planning an attack.

Latest police report indicates another suspect linked to Hussein Omar has been arrested and police will continue with operation to hunt down the others terror suspects.

Kenya has been facing militancy challenge from the Al Qaeda branch in Somalia since the entry of Kenya Defence Forces to Somalia to fight Al Shabaab along other African Union peacekeepers.

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