This morning at around 5 am, Al Shabaab terrorist group stormed a military base in Lamu known as Camp Simba and bombed it.
- There’s no news of how many people have died.
KDF statement on the attack on Military base in Manda bay in Lamu ‘This morning at around 5:30 am an attempt was made to breach security at Manda Air Strip. The attempted breach was successfully repulsed. Four terrorists bodies have so far been found. The airstrip is safe. ‘
- Al Shabaab has already claimed responsibility for the Lamu suicide bombing. They claim they have inflicted many casualties
- “The Mujahideen fighters covertly entered enemy lines, successfully stormed the heavily fortified military base and have now taken effective control of a part of the base,” al-Shabab said in a statement.
Al-Shabab has maintained a campaign of deadly bomb and gun attacks despite being ejected from their bases in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, and other areas years ago.
The group also carries out frequent attacks in neighbouring Kenya, which sent thousands of its troops into Somalia to fight al-Shabab.
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