KDF boss reveals how explosives hit military camp

What you need to know:

  • Describing the attack, Gen Mwathethe said three vehicles were driven into the KDF and Somalia National Army camps, and were followed by several suicide attackers.
  • Gen Mwathethe described the search-and-rescue operation as delicate, saying that the KDF had information that some soldiers were being used as human shields.
  • The KDF boss described the number of soldiers at the camp at the time of the attack as a “company size force”.
  • Ms Omamo sent condolences to the families of the fallen soldiers and expressed gratitude for the support Kenyans showed on social media.

The Chief of Kenya’s Defence Forces on Sunday said Al-Shabaab used three vehicles loaded with explosives to attack Kenyan soldiers at their camp in Somalia on Friday.

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