Video shows foiled Shabaab attack in Lamu

Thomas Evans, the 25-year-old British citizen who was one of the 11 terrorists shot dead by KDF soldiers when the militants raided a military camp. He grew up in Buckinghamshire, UK, but later changed his name to Abdul Hakim.

What you need to know:

  • The British jihadist, who changed his name to Abdul Hakim, is believed to have dropped the camera as he was felled by the bullets from the KDF soldiers at 5.45am.
  • In the clip, which was first aired by ITV News, Evans is seen moving close to the camera lens, waving his hand and smiling at the camera.
  • In a section of the video, another fighter, clad in jungle military uniform, is captured assembling a bomb as he places explosives together and then connects them to a detonator.

A video showing the foiled attack on the Baure military camp in Lamu County last week, in which 11 Al-Shabaab fighters and two Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers died, has emerged.


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