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By Tajuddin
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Sep 25th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan authorities have placed a 20,000 U.S. dollar bounty for any information that leads to the arrest of a terror suspect wanted for planning attack in the coastal town of Lamu. The ministry of interior said on Saturday Ramadhan Kioko is believed to hav...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 27th, 2016
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Mombasa,Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least five Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers were injured after their vehicle was hit by Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the coastal town of Lamu on Tuesday. Regional police commander Francis Wanjohi said the military tanker ran over an IED alleg...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 22nd, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Police in Kenya’s port city of Mombasa on Thursday shot and killed two men they said were wanted fighters belonging to the Somali al Shabaab group, a senior officer said. The two, who had been under surveillance for two months, were killed after p...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 22nd, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Christian leaders hailed Muslims for their bravery and selflessness Tuesday after they shielded Christians from suspected al-Shabab gunmen who attacked a passenger bus. The gunmen sprayed the bus with bullets Monday, killing two. But when they asked t...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 17th, 2015
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Somali Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Kenya’s Lamu County which left two people dead, the militants and police said on Thursday. The attack took place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. (10 a.m. EDT) in Mkunu...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 16th, 2015
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Lamu,Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan authorities have indefinitely extended a security operation to flush out Somali militants from the vast forest in the coastal town of Lamu due to renewed terror threats. A Gazette notice on the extension has already been released by the Ministry of I...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 10th, 2015
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Mombasa,Kenya ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Kenya’s security forces have arrested several ‘al-Shabaab’ members in the ongoing operation in the vast forest in the coastal town of Lamu which the militants have been using as their hideout. The suspects, who include two Tanzanians, were arre...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Oct 22nd, 2015
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Mombasa , Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan police have said that they are on high alert after intelligence reports had indicated of an impending terror attack by ‘al-Shabaab’ affiliate group Jeysh Ayman in the coastal region. Military spokesman David Obonyo said they intensifie...
By Tajuddin
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May 15th, 2015
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Garissa, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan police have killed two Al-Shabaab suspects who had attacked a police camp in Hamey, Garissa County near the Kenya-Somalia border on Tuesday night. Garissa divisional police commander Raphael Kimilu said about 15 gunmen engaged the police in a fierc...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 12th, 2014
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Mombasa ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Suspected Somali Islamist militants have abducted five Kenyans who were transporting the stimulant khat on Kenya’s northern coast, a regional official said, the latest in a string of incidents blamed on the Somali rebels. Somalia’s al Shabaab group...