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Police, KDF Thwart Attempted Lamu Attack By 50 Suspected Shabaab Militants

Police KDF Thwart Attempted Lamu Attack By 50 Suspected Shabaab Militants
Police KDF Thwart Attempted Lamu Attack By 50 Suspected Shabaab Militants

KDRTV has received a reports that police in Lamu county thwarted an attempted terror attack by at least suspected Al-Shabaab militants.

The gunmen reportedly stormed Pandanguo village in Lamu on Saturday about 10 pm and involved the police reservist in an exchange of gunfire before officers from the General Service Unit (GSU) and the Kenyan Defense Forces (KDF) reinforced them

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According to a source to Citizen Digital, the exchange of fire continued until 3 am on Sunday morning when the Al-Shabaab gunmen were completely repulsed.

Lamu county commissioner Macharia Irungu confirmed the incident saying that the authorities have contained the situation and further said that there is no need for alarm” and “I urge Pandanguo residents not to vacate their village since their security is guaranteed.”

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