Three terror suspects arrested for trying to enter British army camp in Kenya – By Sky News Staff (Sky News) / Jan 6 2020
The trio were detained around the same time that al Shabaab extremists launched a deadly attack on a military base used by the US.
Three men have been arrested for trying to force their way into a British army training camp in Kenya on the same day three US servicemen died in a terror attack on a military base in the country.
Officers took the trio into custody on Sunday and, according to an internal police report seen by the Associated Press, they are being treated as “terrorist suspects”.
They were detained after an attempt to enter a British camp in Laikipia, which happened at around the same time extremists from the Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a US airfield in Lamu county.
Image: Extremists attacked a Kenyan military base used by the US on Sunday
Three American military personnel and some US aircraft and vehicles were destroyed during the attack at Manda Bay, which began before dawn and lasted about four hours.