Two soldiers were killed inside Kenya by Al-Shabaab militants inside Kenya, intelligence reports confirm.
Two Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers were killed in the early hours of Monday after their convoy was attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab militants.
Several other soldiers were reportedly injured during the incident.
The soldiers were transporting food from Hindi, near Lamu, to Ras Kamboni military camp.
Lamu East OCPD Samuel Obara confirmed that the two officers were killed by a group of about 10 militants who ambushed them.
“Their vehicle got stuck at Milimani between Mangai and Basuba, about 21 kilometres from Hindi, where an exchange of fire ensued.