Alshabaab fighters enter coastal town of Lamu, Kenya

Posted: November 26, 2014 in Newsday 24/7 Exclusive Stories

Upto 20 armed Al-Shabaab fighters have been entering secretaly the Kenyan coastal town of Lamu in between15 Nov and 26Th Nov.

Sources confirmed to Newsday 24/7 the fighters moved from Somalia Al-Shabaab military training camp in Jilib where they used the border town of Libooyo as a route to Northern Kenya where they later reached the Dadaab refugee camp on 20Th Nov.

It was in Dadaab the militants divided themselves and travelled from Dadaab to Lamu in groups.

upto 4 heavily armed Al-Shabaab fighters are still in Dagahley camp to orchestrate a way to smuggle heavy and dangerous weapons to Lamu as well as to Nairobi.

Sources add upto 6 policemen are helping this Al-Shabaab cell to reach their destinations.

Al-Shabab is also planning to carry out grenade attack in Garissa county, and go on smuggling weapons to Lamu and Nairobi while security forces are busy dealing with the grenade attack.

Abdulaziz Mohammed is following this story closely and delivers live updates on Twitter @AbdulazizHOA

Kenya intelligence indicate suspected Al-Shabaab cell is active in the town but didn’t act on it yet.


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