Somali Islamist rebels say they have captured Kenyan troops


Somaliland Sun – Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist group said on Sunday it had captured some Kenyan soldiers during an attack last week on military bases in western Somalia near the Kenyan border.

The group, which did not say how many soldiers were held after Friday’s assault in Ceel Cadde, also said in a statement that more than 100 Kenyan soldiers were killed, revising up the number from the more than the 63 dead it had previously claimed.

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