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The Islamist group also burnt five vehicles in the two incidents, Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab said.
"We took all their weapons. There were some Kenyan forces that escaped in the course of the ambush fighting," he said.
Some 20 police died in the ambush, which occurred in Monday evening in Yumbis village, 45 miles north of the town of Garissa, the Standard and Daily Nation newspapers said.
Last week, al Shabab attacked Yumbis and hoisted their flag on a mosque where they held prayers before heading to another nearby village.
Police spokesman Masoud Mwinyi confirmed there had been an attack in Yumbis. Other government officials could not immediately be reached for comment.
Al Shabab, which has carried out several attacks in Kenya in recent years to try to force Nairobi to withdraw its troops from Somalia, attacked a university in the same area last month and killed 148 people. (Continue Reading.)
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Dozens of Kenyan Police Killed by Al-Shabab
Muslims make up a little over 10% of the population of Kenya. Yet the citizens of Kenya are victims of regular Islamic terrorist attacks. Can we talk about Islam yet?
Posted by David Wood at 12:50 PM
Labels: Al-Shabaab, Jihad, Kenya
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