DHOBLEY Somalia, March 10, 2016
In an effort to reach out to the Somalia local community, KDF troops operating in Somalia under AMISOM conducted a free medical camp in Dhobley.
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops who are assigned Sector 2 by AMISOM command conducted a free medical camp providing treatment to hundreds of residents in Dhobley.
The free medical camp by KDF is a part of the broader contingent military activities aimed at mitigating community needs and fostering strong relations and in addition ensuring improved security.
The medical camp was a success, with hundreds of patients particularly the elderly, children and women treated of several ailments.
AMISOM Kenyan Contingent Deputy Commander Colonel Rashid expressed gratitude to the locals for their continued support to AMISOM troops in sharing of valuable information thereby enabling successful execution of the force mandate.
Colonel Rashid called on more involvement by the community to making sure that their common enemy (Al-Shabaab terrorist group) is defeated.
On his part, Dhobley District Commissioner Sheikh Siyad Mohamed Hassan took time to thank AMISOM‘s KDF troops in Sector 2 for the help extended to the community in addition to ensuring their security.