15 March 2010

Somalia: Kenyan Border Guards Start Operations in Mandere Town

Somalia — The Kenyan border guards have started operations to capture the Somalis with out Kenyan nationalities in Mandere town, witnesses told Shabelle radio on Monday.

Locals in Mandere, which is in the border between Somalia and Kenya told Shabelle radio that the troops began to detain the Somali teenagers those had no Kenyan identities from the town adding that the soldiers where forcibly entering the hotels, public centers and houses of the people in the town pointing that they were pursuing those who did not have any Kenyan identity letters.

Reports say that the troops were including border guards, police and intelligences and most of the people captured were jailed in parts of the Kenyan territory

It was early last November when the Kenyan troops conducted operations at the port town of Mombasa and Nairobi capturing more Somali people who had no any identity letters that caused more Somalis to be detained in Kenya.

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