The Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) have killed 21 al-Shabaab militants in Dobley area, Somalia.
Speaking to the press KDF spokesman David Obonyo said that the troops had come under attack from the terrorists as they traveled from Dobley to Tabda on Tuesday,.
He said among those killed include a junior level Commander, Salad Bart who is believed to have been in-charge of the group.
KDF said there were no casualties on the Kenyan side adding that they recovered 17 guns and 47 riffles
“We recovered 17 AK 47 rifles, five rocket propelled grenades, two rocket launchers and a number of bullets,” KDF spokesman said.
On March 20, KDF killed 34 al shabaab militants in two separate incidents in Somalia and two of their soldiers were killed in an ambush.
The KDF killed 21 of the insurgents in the southern town of Afmadow in the ambush in which the two soldiers died.