NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Dozens of Al-Shabaab
militants attacked two police camps in Ijara Center located in
northeastern Kenyan county of Garissa on Saturday dawn and
disappeared with a land cruiser.
The heavily armed fighters from the Al-Qaida linked terrorist
group stormed the Kenya police service and administration police
camps and engaged in a fierce gun battle with about 40 security
However, no casualties were reported during the gun battle
between Al-Shabaab militants and Kenyan security personnel.
The militants razed down the two police camps, broke into a
shop and hit a Safaricom mast using an explosive and later
disappeared with a police Land Cruiser.
Sources told reporters that Al-Shabaab militants had earlier
been spotted roaming around Ijara centre which is near the
Kenya-Somalia border before launching attack on police camps.
The latest Al-Shabaab attack came against a backdrop of
enhanced vigilance by Kenyan security forces during the festive