Kenyan forces have killed two suspected al-Shabab fighters in a security operation which took place in Kenya’s coastal region, Lamu county.
The operation took in the Sarira area within the expansive forest. The suspects clashed with the forces. The security forces recovered guns and ammunition.
Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia said the hunt for the others who escaped is ongoing.
Two weeks ago, two other suspects were killed in the Baure area.
The gang killed five workers at a construction site in Bodhei area on March 11. They also burnt down two lorries involved in the construction of the Lapset project in the area.
The terrorists have been attacking Kenyan troops, killing and injuring others in a series. They have also been targeting what is believed to be non-locals in the trend.