Eritrea arming Al Shabaab
02 November 2011, 12:53
Nairobi - Eritrea’s role in arming the Al Shabaab insurgents has come into sharp focus after the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) confirmed that two planes landed in Baidoa with a consignment of arms for the rebels, The Standard reports.
Although KDF did not name the origin of the planes, online chatter on many Somali websites, quotes Al Shabaab, saying they were Eritrean.
Plans are now underway by the Kenyan army to strike Baidoa, and take over the airstripe key supply routes, apart from Kismayu port.
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