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3 Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers injured in a shootout with suspected Al-Shabaab

07, Dec 2015

Three Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers were injured in a shootout with suspected Al-Shabaab militants at Ishakani in Lamu east Sub-County. Kdf spokesperson Colonel David Obonyo told KTN on phone that the soldiers were on patrol when one of them stepped on an improvised explosive Device dismissed earlier reports that the three were killed in the attack. The injured soldiers were evacuated to Nairobi for medical Attention the KDF has been carrying out the operation Linda Boni in Boni Forest, aimed at flushing out Al-shabaab operatives said to be hiding in the forest,