An attack by Alshabaab on Manda Bay Military base is reported to have killed 2 American contractors, a US soldier, and Alshabaab’s Commander Abu Hamza AL-KINYI. Reports reaching our desk confirms that the ground at Manda Bay has been now been “secured”.
The damage included 2 fixed-wing aircraft destroyed (1 Kenyan caravan & 1 American Cessna). Two American helicopters destroyed.
Al-Kinyi was the Commander of the US Kenya military base dawn attack today. He is a Kenyan who joined Alshabaab in 2013.