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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,7TH MAY 2018-Seven Kenyan soldiers were on Sunday killed while two others sustained serious injuries in an Al Shabaab attack near the Somalia town of Dhobley.
During the incident at sheftuk Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) was blown up by a powerful Improvised Explosive Devise, security sources said but the military headquarters was yet to comment on the matter.
The vehicle was part of a convoy on patrol when it was hit by the IED, causing a massive explosion.
The soldiers were reportedly headed to a military base in Dhobley in Somalia’s Lower Juba region when the attack occurred after a lull on such attacks for several months now.
The Somalia based Al-Shabaab militants have been behind the latest attack targeting security forces.