Three Suspected Al Shabaab Militants Shot Dead

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Officers from the Anti-Terror Police Unit today morning killed three suspected al Shabaab militants in two separate raids in Likoni, Mombasa County.

Acting regional CID coordinator Paul Leting said the raid was carried following intelligence leads.

He said the three were planning attacks and were mapping out areas to launch terror activities.

Police recovered assorted items including dozens of AK 47 ammunition, several pistol magazines loaded with ammunition, police and KDF uniforms, knives, a grenade and religious books.

Also recovered is a G3 rifle used by the militants to engage police officers during the raid.

Seven other suspects are in police custody.