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Kenya police on the hunt for terror suspects

Kenya police on the hunt for terror suspects


Terror suspects are on the run after stolen fire arms were recovered in their home in Kenya’s coastal town Mombasa.

During a raid in the coastal town, police say they retrieved G3 and M4 rifles, 345 bullets, 15 phones and a laptop from the suspects’ home.

These weapons have been linked to terror suspects Hussein Omar and Ishmael Shosi.

The two are said to be on the police most wanted list of terror suspects.

A public alert has already been issued by the country’s interior ministry, requesting for any information on the whereabouts of the suspects.

‘‘Talk to us, do you have any info on their whereabouts? Call 999, 911 or 112 toll free,’‘ read a tweet by the ministry.

So far the ministry has released 11 names of terror suspects and have called on vigilance from the general public.

Kenya has seen an increase in terror related activities in the country since the country sent troops in 2011 to aid in the fight against Al-Shabaab in Somalia.

Last year, Al-Shabaab escalated their attack killing at least 148 people in a university. This university was reopened on Monday nine months after the closure. The police have beefed up security in the university.