Luqman Osman Issa aka Shirwa, the top commander of Somali based Islamists Harakat Al Shabaab Al Mujahideen was killed on Sunday 14th June 2015 during a raid conducted by Kenya Defense Forces.
Shirwa, according to Intelligence reports led Al Shabaab terrorists attack in June 2014 in Mpeketoni area of Lamu County.
Luqman Osman Issa is a male of Kenya-Somali origin. He is a brother to Issa Osman Issa the mastermind of the 2002 Kikambala terror attack in Mombasa Kenya.
Issa Osman Issa is currently serving a sentence in the Sudan.
Luqman Osman Issa was shot by army troops during the operation.
The death of Luqman Osman Issa is a big blow to Al-Shabaab leadership and its Southern Somalia operations.
He knew the region well and planned logistics and offensive militant activity.
Kenya has scaled up operations against the terror group.