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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenyan troops load supplies as they prepare to travel in a Kenya Air Force Mi-171e (Photo Credit: DAILY NATION) A Kenya Defence Force soldier in Kismayo, Somalia KDF soldiers stand behind a Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle

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5 PERSONS FEARED DEAD..MP, 15 OtHERS WOUNDED IN GRENADE ATTACK ON NAIROBI’S HIDAYA MOSQUE

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police 08/12/2012 CAPITAL FM, NAIROBI Three more people succumbed to injuries of Friday night’s grenade attack in Eastleigh, raising the death toll to five. “Three people died last night, the death toll is … Continue reading

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ONE KILLED, 12 SHOT AND DOZENS IN N.E KENYA VIOLENCE; CITIZENS PROTEST INDISCRIMINATE SHOOTINGS, BURNING OF HUNDREDS OF SHOPS AND MARKET BY ANGRY SOLDIERS IN GARISSA

Kenya Army soldier in Somalia ASSOCIATED PRESS By DAUD YUSSUF GARISSA, Kenya 20 November, 2012 More than a dozen people have been shot,one woman has died and hundreds of shops were burned to the ground in this eastern Kenyan town … Continue reading

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenya Army Ferret scout car and Puma M26-15 MRAP(behind) at Afmadow, Somalia Harbin Z-9 of the Kenya Army Air Cavalry Panhard AML 90(foreground) and Puma M26-15 MRAP(background)of the Kenya Army in Kismayo

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SOMALI, KENYAN TROOPS ENTER KISMAYO

A convoy of Kenya Army Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicles MOGADISHU Sept. 28 (Xinhua) Allied Somali government troops backed by a Kenyan contingent of the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Friday entered the Al- Shabaab … Continue reading

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KISMAYO OFFENSIVE: AL SHABAAB REAPPEAR IN KEY AREAS OF THE CITY, RESUME RADIO ANDALUS BROADCASTS

Kenya Defence Force personnel at Garissa Airstrip XINHUA 19 September, 2012 excerpts (..)Meanwhile, reports from Kismayo said the rebel fighters have reappeared in key areas in the city while the pro-Al-Shabaab Radio Andalus which went off air on Tuesday returned … Continue reading

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KISMAYO: FORCES CLOSE IN ON SOMALI ISLAMIST TOWN

Kenya Army Harbin Z-9WA(l)and Hughes MD500 Defender armed helicopters deployed for OP Linda Nchi in Somalia MOGADISHU (AFP) 18 September,2012 Forces battling Somalia’s Islamist fighters pressed their advance on the key insurgent bastion of Kismayo, officials said Tuesday, as thousands … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: AL SHABAAB LEAVING PORT CITY OF KISMAYO

KDF Harbin Z-9WA(l)and Hughes MD500 Defender armed helicopters deployed for OP Linda Nchi in Somalia VOA News (16 Sep) excerpts Witnesses say al-Shabab fighters are pulling out of the southern Somali port of Kismayo, the largest city that was still … Continue reading

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“HOW KENYA WON THE WAR” : WHY KDF STRATEGY IS SUCCEEDING IN CRUSHING AL SHABAAB (PT. 1)

STANDARD MEDIA GROUP Sunday, September 09 2012 By Peter Nguli The entry of Kenya Defence Forces into Somalia in October 2011 shocked the world; it was a case of a peaceful country up in arms after tolerating decades of suppression … Continue reading

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2 POLICEMEN INJURED IN BLAST IN NORTHERN KENYA

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police MANDERA, Kenya Sept. 15 (Xinhua) Two Kenyan policemen were injured on Saturday in an explosion in the northern town of Mandera bordering both Ethiopiaand war-ravaged Somalia, local authorities reported. The officers from … Continue reading

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