BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH JULY 2017-Al-Shabaab militants on Tuesday morning tried to invade a GSU camp in Mokowe, Lamu County, just hours after President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed rallies in the region and ordered their killing.
A police source said two groups were spotted approaching the camp at 1am but were repulsed.
“We asked them to identify themselves but they refused. There was an exchange of fire that lasted about 20 minutes before we overpowered them and they disappeared into the bushes,” said the source, who requested to remain anonymous because he is not authorized to speak to the press.
No casualties were reported.
Sources hinted to UPESINEWS.CO.KE that Locals could not sleep as gunshots were heard overnight.
Security has been beefed up in the area as manhunt for the militia is launched .