Suspected al-shabaab militant killed after attacking Kombani police post

Suspected al-shabaab militant killed after attacking Kombani police post

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Kwale,KENYA: One suspected al shabaab militant has been killed after attacking Kombani police post in kwale County.

Three police officers were also injured in the 3am incident.

The attackers were armed with machetes and bows and according to police, they were chanting ‘Allahu Akbar-(God is great” as they attacked the station.

Kwale county commissioner Kutswa Olakha confirmed the incident saying the attackers were 10 in total.

Police officers injured in the attack have been taken to hospital.

The attackers are believed to have been in a mission to snatch guns from the police post.

A contingent of police officers has been deployed to Kombani and its environs in search of suspects who escaped in the 3am incident.

More to follow

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