Kenya Security Intensify Search in an Effort to Recover Cache of Arms after Al-Shabaab Attack

Kenya has intensified search in an effort to recover cache of arms and weaponry following the recent attack by Al-Shabaab in frontier county of Mandera.

In the attack that left five officers dead, police report also confirmed that the militants looted the armory during the attacks, escaping with 16 G3 rifles, 26 AK47 rifles, 5 FN rifles, one F3 rifle, one M60 machine gun, one commando mortar 60mm and one base plate mortar 60mm.

Kenya police  Friday launched a major manhunt for Al-Shabaab group leader that attacked two police camps in Mandera County.

Police report pointed that Jamaa Nuh Abdille, who fled to Somalia with others after the Friday dawn attack in Fino, was behind the killing of five police officers.

The Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab terrorists destroyed a communication mast in the area that affected communication in general.

Police preliminary findings show the terrorists used Improvised Explosive Devises (IEDs) and other forms of explosives in the attack.

According to Northeastern Regional Coordinator Mohamud Saleh joint security officers include police and the KDF are pursuing various leads into the attack in efforts to recover the stolen ammunition.

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