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Kenya: Seven Islamic militia vehicles destroyed in battle
Mon. January 08, 2007 07:14 am.


Bonny Apunyu

(SomaliNet) In the latest gun battle between fleeing Somali Islamist militia and Ethiopian soldiers near Amuma centre in Garissa District in Kenya, seven vehicles belonging the Somali Islamic militia have been destroyed.

Press reports indicate that the conflict took place last Thursday at a no-man’s land on the Kenya-Somalia border, at dawn.

Kenya’s district Administration Police boss S. Tune said the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) militiamen were fleeing from Kismayu to Raskaboni Forest on the Kenya-Somalia border, near Lamu.

Meanwhile, By Friday morning last week the area, which was littered with all manner of weapons, had been sealed off by soldiers from a Kenya Army platoon led by Lieutenant Busienei. -Reuters

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