Operation to flush out millitants starts in Boni Forest
14 July 2014, 09:23
Lamu - The government has deployed an elite special force to Boni Forest to flush out heavily armed militia who were believed to be behind a series of attacks in Lamu County.
According to residents, military jets dropped explosives inside the forests where the militants are believed to have set up an operations camp, Daily Nation reports.
The gang struck again on Saturday night and terrorized residents.
Police said the attackers broke several doors and harvested farm produce in the vast Boni forest in the coastal region.
The attacks have so far claimed 87 lives in the county.
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