Communication mast destroyed as Al Shabaab clash with police in Mandera
28 July 2016, 10:27
Mandera- A communication mast was destroyed as suspected al Shabaab militants exchanged fire with police in Mandera Thursday morning.
The clash occurred at Fino town around 2am.
This is not the first time the group is destroying a mast in the area.
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Last month, they struck Damasa town and destroyed a Safaricom mast thus cutting off communication between officers.
The over 100 militants were reportedly targeting KDF camps in the region.
According to The Star, such communication disruptions are signals of an imminent attack.