By Cyrus Ombati
Anti-terror police indicate they have intelligence showing the international terror group is actively trying to attack installations in Kenya.
Kibuchi called for extra vigilance from the public and other security agencies in efforts to contain the threats. Militants of Al Shabaab train with weapons on a street in the outskirts of Mogadishu, November 4, 2008. [Photo: REUTERS]
Militants of Al Shabaab train with weapons on a street in the outskirts of Mogadishu, November 4, 2008. [Photo: REUTERS]
However, he did not specify the nature of threats issued by the group but insisted they are new.
"Let the public take the security measures being undertaken positively. Screening should be mandatory and as such none should avoid irrespective of the individualâs status."
He added they have heightened security especially in Nairobi where the groups are targeting.
Sympathisers of the militants have been carrying out attacks using Improvised Explosive Devices and grenades in the country since then, which have claimed more than a dozen lives and left several others injured.
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