Garissa Attack Reprisal; Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Camp Sheikh Ismail Could Have Been More Than 300 Fighters

fighterjetMilitary Intelligence reports there could have been more than 300 Shebab fighters in camp Sheikh Ismail, one of the bases bombed by Kenya Defense Forces throughout Sunday and Monday.

KDF began conducting coordinated airborne operations against targets inside Somalia in reprisal to the Garissa attack that left 147 college students dead.

The airstrikes are the longest in the history of the Kenya Airforce, Military Intelligence shows.

KDF Air Assault Force Monday were still conducting air assault operations Against Somali militant Islamist group Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen.

The operations targeted Gondodwe, Sheikh Ismail, and Bardheere medical and command base.

All these targets have been completely destroyed. We cannot verify the number of militia holed in these bases but on average, each active terror camp houses a minimum of 100 fighters.

We are still doing battle damage assessments and draw-out the right picture of the counter terrorism operation.” Directorate of Military Intelligence

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