Police alarmed over foreigners with Shabaab links
11 January 2012, 09:12
Nairobi – Police are concerned about the increasing number
of foreign nationals travelling to Kenya en-route to Somalia to join
the Al Shabaab militia in their battle.
Police Spokesman Eric Kiraithe said at least seven foreign nationals,
including a former US military intelligence officer and a Briton had
travelled into Kenya with intent to enter Somalia through the port of
“We are concerned… at least seven foreigners have tried to cross over
to Somalia after entering Kenya. But some of them have been arrested
and their mission thwarted while others are still at large,” Kiraithe
said at a press briefing convened at police headquarters.
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