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Lamu’s Manda airstrip re-opened following Al-shabaab attack

Lamu’s Manda airstrip has officially been re-opened following Sunday Al-Shabaab attack.

In a statement issued by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) they notified all stakeholders and members of the public that operations at the airstrip have resumed.

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On Sunday the terror group ambushed the camp the shelters both the U.S and Kenya armed forces.

In a statement by the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) the attacks took place at 5:30 am and that it had been neutralized.

Five people were arrested following the attacks as four bodies believed to be from the terror group were found.

Huge smoke could be seen from a distance that affected tanks at the airstrip but it was confirmed to have been contained.

Local airline plying the route including Fly 540 and Sky max issued travel advisory to all their customers.

A report by the terror group contradicted that of the forces as they claimed casualties were left behind following the attack.

Berryl Achieng
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