Articles Tagged with kenya

Leader Of Terrorist Group Al-Shabaab Killed In U.S. Strike

Al Shabaab in Somalia

The Inquisitr recently reported on the military operation the U.S. was carrying out against the al-Shabaab; and now American airstrikes have resulted in the death of the leader of the Islamic militant organization. According to Fox News, U.S. officials confirmed on Friday that Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of al-Shabaab, was killed during a Monday… Read more »

U.S. Carries Out Military Operation Against Al Shabaab In Somalia

Al Shabaad operation by U.S. military

The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Military began an operation in Somalia against militants of the Al Shabaab outfit. The report cites Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby as confirming the news. Specific information regarding the nature of the operation and the location have not been revealed yet. “We are assessing… Read more »

Kenya Attack: 48 Killed After Gunmen Attack Kenyan City Of Mpeketoni

Mpeketoni attack Kenya

Armed gunmen, believed to be from the outlawed Al Shabaab terrorist group operating out of Somalia have attacked the small coastal town of Mpeketoni in Kenya. The attack is believed to have resulted in the deaths of at least 48 people, The Guardian reports. Mpeketroni is a small administrative division in the Lamu District, Coast… Read more »

Kenya Mall Attack Torture Claims Begin To Emerge

Kenya Mall Torture Reports

The Kenya mall attack left many dead, and more terrified as the al-Shabab terrorists ran through not only looking to kill, but according to new evidence, to torture and mutilate their victims. According to USA Today, the terrorists who seized the Kenyan shopping mall for four days tortured, maimed and mutilated some of their 67… Read more »

40 Patients Escape Psychiatric Hospital, 30 Still On The Run

Psychiatric Patients Escape

Of the 40 patients who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Kenya, only 10 have returned to the facility. Dozens of people reportedly fled the Mathari Mental Hospital in Nairobi on Sunday morning. Security officers prevented an additional 35 from escaping. It’s believed the patients overpowered the guards before managing to force open the door… Read more »

13-Year-Old Boy In Kenya Devises Simple Way To Scare Lions

Richard Turere Lion Lights Creator

Richard Turere may only be 13 years old, but his lion scaring invention has won him an invitation to the TED 2013 conference. Turere lives in Kenya, and, for years, lions would attack his family’s cattle. After becoming fed up with the lions, the young man began to observe their habits. What Turere soon realized… Read more »