Kenya Army Bombards Al-Shabab Insurgents Base After Garissa University Deadly AttackAfrican News, Latest News Monday, April 6th, 2015
After the last week’s attack by al-Shabab on Garissa University, which left 148 people dead, Kenyan fighter jets had bombarded the insurgents’ base in the neighbouring Somalia.
In the shelling, the warplanes targeted two camps in the Gedo region, used by the militants to cross from the border to Kenya.
The Kenya Military image-maker, David Obonyo confirmed the strike, indicating that the military had responded to “threats” by launching air strikes Sunday night in the remote region.
In the process, Obonyo said two camps had been destroyed, while the fierce exchanges would continue.
President Uhuru Kenyatta in a nationwide broadcast vowed to respond to the attack in the severest way possible.
The al-Shabab Militants’ attack on Garissa University, of about 90 miles from the Somali border, has been described the deadliest in Kenya.
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