Al-Shabaab destroys telcom mast in Mandera

Al-Shabaab destroys communication mast in Elwak Town, Mandera County, on January 20, 2018. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Elwak residents said Al-Shabaab destroyed the communication mast after accusing them of informing Kenyan and Somali security agents of their activities.
  • But residents said they were only talking to security agencies about a medical camp scheduled for next week.

Al-Shabaab militants destroyed a Hormuud Telecom communication mast located in Elwak, Mandera County, on Saturday at 2am, disrupting communication in the area.

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