Al-Shabaab threatens to attack Kenya during Ramadan

Al-Shabaab fightersSomali terrorist group, Al-Shabaab, said on Thursday that it was planning to attack neighbouring Kenya during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which begins June 17.

A senior al-Shabaab commander told newsmen on condition of anonymity that they were planning to give Kenyan non-believers a true taste of Jihad (the holy war) in the next few days and weeks.

“Attacks were mainly planned in Kenya’s north-eastern province that borders Somalia,’’ he said.

However, the group claimed it already infiltrated the region.

“We will keep targeting and destroying Kenya’s education sector and business sector,’’ the al-Shabaab commander said.

According to the commander, the terrorists are also threatening to attack Kenyan troops stationed in southern Somalia in coming weeks.

Al-Shabaab has targeted Kenya since 2011, when Kenyan troops entered Somalia to help the government fight the group.

Al-Shabaab killed 152 people at a university campus in Garissa in April and no fewer than 67 people at a Nairobi shopping mall in September 2013.

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  • Ebaah Odibo

    They are killing; both faithful and ‘infidels’, in the name of Allah. They are planning attack against fellow ‘faithfuls’ in the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan. Yet Islam is a religion of peace. It is only the ‘infidels’ who would dare say that Islam and its adherents are blood-thirsty, violent and demonic religion. Hmm! I hope no fatwa would be proclaimed against me. But somebody is trying to hoodwink the Almighty and associate HIM with what obviously, is against HIS creation. If the Almighty has an ENEMY, then Islam and its adherents must be willing tools in the hands of that ENEMY because they blaspheme the Almighty by their violent actions