Kenyan army in for ‘mother of all battles’

Anthony Omuya | NATION
Defence Minister Yusuf Haji (left) and Internal Security Minister George Saitoti (right)

What you need to know:

  • Threat-issuing al Shabaab militants are racing their pick-ups towards Kenyan positions near Afmadow

Kenyan forces are likely to see action in a major battle in the Somali town of Afmadow, 620 kilometres south of Mogadishu, in the coming days.

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