KDF loses three soldiers in battle with attackers
24 September 2013, 14:48
Nairobi - Three Kenya Defence Forces soldiers have succumbed to the injuries due to the battle with Westgate mall attackers to free hostages.
According to the Chief of the Defence Forces, Gen Julius Karangi, the soldiers were among the 11 soldiers who were injured during the operation and admitted at Defence Forces Memorial Hospital in Nairobi.
In a statement by the KDF he said the force will continue with the delicate and complex operation in the mall to ensure the safety and security of the hostages.
Karangi sent his condolences to the families of the fallen soldiers and hailed them for having paid the ultimate price in the defence of their country.