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KDF Kills 21 Al Shabaab Militants


kdf_kismayoThe Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers have killed 21 Al-Shabaab militants in a shootout in Lower Juba Region in Somalia and recovered weapons.

Two KDF soldiers also died in the shootout yesterday afternoon.

The KDF also recovered 19 AK-47 rifles, three rocket propelled grenades (RPGs) and a pistol.

The KDF spokesman Col David Obonyo said that a convoy of KDF soldiers operating under the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) were on their way to Afmadow when they engaged Al-Shabaab militants who had laid an ambush in the Lower Juba Region.