BY NT REPORTER.
A joint operation by Kenyan and Somalia military forces on Friday foiled a planned deadly terror attack on Kenyan soil.
Six terrorists were arrested at Bulla Hawa near Mandera town during sting operations. The six were arrested while attempting to sneak into Kenyan territory with an assortment of explosives.
Two Kenyans Abdullahi Daud Adan and Ismail Issack Mohammed from Mandera were among those arrested.
Others were four Somali nationals, Mohammed Ali Weythow , Hassan Adam Bulle, Hassan Mohammed Jama, and Ahmed Mohammed Muse.
Police recovered complete anti personnel explosive devices, four suicide vests and bomb making material including trinitrotoluene (TNT), fragmentation-generating objects including nails ,ball bearings and screw nuts.
The six detainee were were reportedly dispatched from Burhache in Somalia by their commanders with the arsenal to launch attacks in the country.
They are currently being interrogated by Kenya Security officers to uncover their entire support network both in Kenya and Somalia for further action.
Inspector General Joseph Bonnet in his statement said the operation was successful because of the current collaboration with Somalia government and the support of the Gedo Regional Administration in the fight against Al Shabaab.
He thanked members of the public for supporting security forces in the fight against Somalia based militia.