Kenya Says Its Troops Killed 21 Al-Shabaab Militants in Somalia

Kenyan troops killed 21 members of the Islamist group al-Shabaab during a gunfight in Hawina, in southwestern Somalia, the government said.

“Among the dead was Salat Bart, a junior al-Shabaab commander believed to have been the leader of the group,” Kenya’s Ministry of Defence said in an e-mailed statement.

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