13 Al-Shabaab militants have been gunned down by the Kenya Defense Forces after they ambushed the army convoy outside El Ade area in Gedo region near the Somali-Kenya border.
The Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) on Saturday, 19 of September was moving from Dhamase towards El-Adde town in Gedo, Southern Somalia.
Kenya Army (KDF) using their armed APC’s and support from the Air-Calvary battalion countered the ambush immediately after the gunmen struck.
2 Attack helicopters from the air cavarly provided both cover and attacked the terrorists while the ground forces conducted a counter-strike.
Machine-gun fire and rocket propelled grenades were fired. 13 militants were neutralized.
The battle damage assessment (BDA) shows the army may have been affected but negligibly.