Kenya Commandos drawn from the KDF Special Forces and deployed for special operations (SF-SO-Unit) on Monday, 27th April 2015 captured alive 2 top members of a suicide squad of the Somali terror group Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen.
The 2 were part of a 5-man terrorist cell attempting to cross into Kenya from Somalia. 3 of the Al-Shabaab terrorists escaped back Somalia.
The Special Forces unit acting on intelligence from the joint intelligence team composed of the Intelligence Service and the Directorate of Military Intelligence intercepted and arrested Mursal Mohamed Hassan and Abdulahi Abikar.
Intelligence shows that the 2 who were part of the group of 5 were involved in the logistical planning of the Garissa University Attack.
Intelligence further reports that the suicide vest was being smuggled to Nairobi’s Majengo area to a terror cell which was to conduct a suicide and gun attack at the Wakulima market in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.