The attack was however preempted by the Kenya defense forces units operating along the border.
The militants issued a statement. BDA Reports report an armored personnel carrier belonging to the Kenya Defense forces lost its wheel but there was no causalities.
Al-Shabaa has scaled up propaganda operations in a bid to repose confidence in prospective foreign fighters.
The group seeks to use social networks and blogs to spread information intended to create a public policy that the Shabaab is making inroads.
This is a commonplace military strategy.
OSINT Summary Assessment
Kenya has scaled up border counter-terrorism operations targeting small units of the terror group Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants attempting to cross the border into Kenya.
Intelligence reports show special units from the Kenya army have been tasked to undertake these operations along the border with Somalia.
20 Active and dangerous terror cells, all which were intent to conduct major terror attacks have been arrested by these special units which are guided by the National Intelligence Service and the Directorate of Military Intelligence.