The Star (Nairobi)

7 February 2013

Kenya: Amisom Forces Kill Five Alshabaab Militia Men

Photo: Stuart Price
Weapons seized from suspected Al Shabaab members (file photo): Families of Kenyans abducted by Al-Shabaab are appealing to the government to help bring them back safely.

African Forces in Somalia have killed five Alshabaab militants in an encounter along the main supply route between Mudale and Busaar in Somalia. Several other militants escaped with injuries and are suspected to be seeking medical attention in Bardhere and surrounding areas.

The forces also recovered 1 double cab vehicle, 4 AK 47 rifles, 3 hand grenades , 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade and various communication equipment.

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