Al Shabaab attacks village in Kenya's Garisssa

Al Shabaab militants attacked a village in the northeastern Kenyan county of Garissa, the ministry of interior stated on Friday.

The Somalia-primarily based al Shabaab crew, which has performed widely wide-spread assaults in Kenya in recent years to try to power Nairobi to tug its troops out of Somalia, struck a college in the identical house ultimate month, killing 148 individuals.

A ministry commentary mentioned the militants entered Yumbis village, 70 km (45 miles) north of Garissa city, on Thursday evening.

“Security forces impulsively mobilized and engaged the militants in a gun combat. No casualties had been suggested,” the ministry said.

Kenya’s tourism trade, a prime overseas exchange earner, has borne the brunt of the attacks, as concerned tourists cancel their bookings.

(Reporting by means of Duncan Miriri; Editing by means of Nick Macfie)

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