Al Shabaab explosives expert Ahmed Abdi yare and his terrorism paraphernalia
Kenya Defence Force (KDF) have dealt militant group al-Shabaab a heavy blow after capturing one of its senior commanders. KDF working alongside Kenyan counter terrorism operatives captured Ahmed Abdi Yare near the Kenya-Somalia border. Yare, was al-Shabaab’s deputy commander for its Jay Al-Usr brigades based in Gedo region of Somalia.
Yare was captured in the joint operation after a raid in Gherille area on Wednesday night, May 24. According to the Kenya Police Service, the suspect is an explosive expert and is responsible for several Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks in Northern Kenya that has claimed lives of security agents and civilians. TUKO.co.ke has learnt that a pocket radio, AK-47 rifle, rounds of ammunition, a military jungle jacket, and hunting knife were recovered from the suspect. The suspect is also said have been in possession several high grade explosives that could kill more than a dozen people in an attack.
Source: Tuko News