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KDF kills 4 suspected al-Shabaab militants after Lamu bus attack

Kenya Defense Forces soldiers killed four suspected al-Shabaab militants on Thursday, December 2, the same day a bus was attacked in Lamu county by the fighters killing three passengers and injuring an unknown number of people.

by Japhet Ruto Jan 4th 2020 · 2 min read
KDF kills 4 suspected al-Shabaab militants after Lamu bus attack

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- Coast Regional Coordinator John Elungata said the attackers were pursued immediately after the attack- Al-Shabaab militants killed three passengers and injured several others when they ambushed a Lamu bound bus on Thursday, January 2- The terrorists allegedly tried to forcefully enter the bus but the driver identified as Raymond Kahindi sped off forcing them to spray it with bulletsKenya Defense Forces soldiers killed four suspected al-Shabaab militants on Thursday, December 2, the same day a bus was attacked in Lamu county by the group killing three passengers and injuring an unknown number of people. The deaths were confirmed by Coast Regional Coordinator John Elungata who gave a press report after a Mombasa Raha bus was ambushed on its way to Lamu from the coastal city of Mombasa. READ ALSO: 11 lovely photos of Senator Murkomen on romantic hike in the village with wife The Mombasa Raha bus was attacked by al-Shabaab militants on its way to Lamu from Mombasa. Photo: The Standard.Source: UGCREAD ALSO: MP Didmus Barasa vows to fight colleagues using state power to protect family businesses The Coast regional coordinator said security teams were immediately deployed to the region after the attack leading to the killing of the four as one was captured alive. The terrorists allegedly tried to forcefully enter the bus but the driver identified as Raymond Kahindi sped off forcing them to spray it with bullets.Coast Regional Coordinator John Elungata said KDF killed 4 suspected al-Shabaab militants after Lamu bus attack. Photo: Daily Nation.Source: UGCREAD ALSO: Askofu mkuu Patrick Lihanda wa kanisa la PAG adai maisha yake yamo hatarini The driver said he had overtaken two other buses at Nyongoro area that were heading to Lamu before he was attacked. "When I reached Gamba Police Station where we usually pick our escort team, I found only one escort was waiting for me, I was allowed to go on and I managed to overtake the other two buses that were ahead of me," he was quoted by the Daily Nation.The Mombasa Raha bus driver said he had overtaken two other buses at Nyongoro area that were heading to Lamu before they were attacked. Photo: Daily Nation.Source: UGCThe driver revealed he helped save the lives of passengers when moving some distance from where the attackers were and asking them to run to the bushes for their dear lives."At that time I had a chance to call the escort team and inform them what had happened. I tried calling them severally but I would not get them on phone, their number was busy," he said. Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish? Please reach us through news@tuko.co.ke or WhatsApp: 0732482690. Contact Tuko.co.ke instantly. Grand Father from heaven I Tuko TV Subscribe to watch new videos

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