PHOTO: Kenyan Soldiers Killed in Kulbiyow Attack

January 31, 2017, 12:51 am

 KDF in a statement had claimed nine soldiers died during the Kulbiyow base attack

- Conflicting reports claimed 68 soldiers died during that deadly attack

On Friday, January 27, al-Shabaab militants attacked a Kenya Defence Force (KDF) base in Kulbiyow, Somalia.


Photos of KDF soldiers killed

KDF in a statement had claimed nine soldiers died during the Kulbiyow base attack.


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Among those killed in the attack was Francis Kombo from Coast region.


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Photos of KDF soldiers killed

Francis Kombo from Coast region died during the Kulbiyow attack.


Another soldier Kassim Darga was buried on Sunday, January 29, in Madogo, Tana River County.

Darga left behind a wife and five kids who had depended on him as their bread winner.

Photos of KDF soldiers killed

Abdulah Aziz from 15 KR battalion was among those killed in the deadly attack.

Abdulah Aziz of 15 KR battalion is another fallen soldier his family had also lost a relative in the El Adde attack of 2016.

Another hero killed in the brutal raid on KDF camp was George Ndirangu.

Ndirangu has left behind a widow who sent a painful message to him after his death.


Photos of KDF soldiers killed

Another hero killed in the brutal raid on KDF camp was George Ndirangu.


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The dawn attack by al-Shabaab militants on a KDF base in Kulbiyow, claimed the lives of nine soldiers according to the department of defence with conflicting reports suggesting 68 Kenyan soldiers died during the attack.


Source: Tuko


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