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The American base was attacked in Kenya: the military entered the battle

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Command of the Kenyan Armed Forces confirms information about the emergency in the area of ​​the American military base. Initially, reports came that the US Army base in this African country was attacked.


According to recent reports, the military facility of US troops in Kenya was attacked by militants of the Al-Shabab terrorist group associated with Al-Qaida (an organization banned in the Russian Federation).

The US military base is located in the Kenyan Lamu County, near the border with Somalia. We are talking about the Manda Bay military airfield.

Al-Shabab fighters fired at a military base and tried to infiltrate its territory. The US military, as well as representatives of the Kenyan army, were forced to join the battle. As a result of the shootout, at least four militants were eliminated, several more terrorists were injured. Whether they were captured by the US military or evacuated by other militants is not reported.

It is noted that the militants tried to damage the runway of the airfield, which is used by the US Air Force and Navy. However, according to reports, the runway of the Manda Bay airfield was not affected.

From a report from the US African military command:

At the moment, the airfield is operating normally. We continue to monitor the situation.

Recall that the Al-Shabab terrorist group is most active in Somalia, but often carries out its “raids” in neighboring countries.
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Twitter / USAfricom
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  1. Dur_mod
    Dur_mod 5 January 2020 12: 28
    +45
    It is necessary to beat mattresses all over the world so that the earth burns under their feet.
    1. Mutno
      Mutno 5 January 2020 12: 31
      -21
      A wave went to the USA .. But Israel will achieve its goal, right up to the World War ..
      They never have losses .. They go to the All-Russia Bank, Russia is silent
      1. Sky strike fighter
        Sky strike fighter 5 January 2020 12: 52
        +9
        A wave has gone to the USA .. But Israel will get its way

        Will it overwhelm the United States? It seems that Dashing trouble has begun. They are sawing the branch on which they themselves are sitting. They wanted the best, but it will turn out as always.
        Go to All-In

        Rather, a B-bank for money. Soon a chuck. They want to justify their actions by war, like a smoke screen.
      2. engineering
        engineering 5 January 2020 12: 55
        +5
        ... Go to the All-Russia Bank, Russia is silent
        From which side is Russia here? And what do you think she should say?
        1. Mutno
          Mutno 5 January 2020 13: 28
          -15
          Quote: engineering
          ... Go to the All-Russia Bank, Russia is silent
          From which side is Russia here? And what do you think she should say?

          I don’t know, but I have to send someone and declare the highest combat readiness !!! soldier
          To transfer to Syria the Airborne Forces with tanks to the border. hi
          This is the only way to prevent the massacre and the world ..
          And our landing party knows what to do for a long time .. soldier negative
          1. Vasyan1971
            Vasyan1971 5 January 2020 13: 59
            +5
            Quote: Mutno
            I do not know

            Is it worth it with such "ignorance" to advise "to transfer airborne forces with tanks to the border" and other body movements? Meehan, I respect you, but sometimes you get carried away specifically ...
            1. Usher
              Usher 5 January 2020 15: 43
              -1
              Tight with humor
            2. Mutno
              Mutno 19 January 2020 12: 38
              -1
              Quote: Vasyan1971
              Meehan, I respect you, but sometimes it puts you specifically ...

              Well, sometimes I don’t argue crying
          2. FORCE 38GB
            FORCE 38GB 5 January 2020 15: 17
            0
            Are you drunk chtoli ?? laughing
          3. mvg
            mvg 6 January 2020 01: 14
            +1
            And our landing party knows what to do for a long time ..

            Can you tell me at least one military operation of the landing? And with tanks it’s generally funny. Jews have 1200 tanks and tons of combat experience
        2. knn54
          knn54 5 January 2020 13: 37
          +2
          The Russian Foreign Ministry will recommend that you refrain from traveling to Kenya.
      3. Vasyan1971
        Vasyan1971 5 January 2020 13: 27
        0
        Quote: Mutno
        But Israel will achieve its goal, right up to the world war ..

        Muddy somehow ...
        1. Mutno
          Mutno 5 January 2020 13: 51
          -4
          Quote: Vasyan1971
          Quote: Mutno
          But Israel will achieve its goal, right up to the world war ..

          Muddy somehow ...

          For you such hehe
          1. Vasyan1971
            Vasyan1971 5 January 2020 13: 52
            +1
            Quote: Mutno
            For you such hehe

            What kind of "such"? Develop your thinking.
            1. FORCE 38GB
              FORCE 38GB 5 January 2020 15: 19
              +1
              Under Mikhan mows .. bully laughing laughing
              1. Vasyan1971
                Vasyan1971 5 January 2020 15: 20
                +2
                Quote: FORCE 38RUS
                Under Mikhan mows ..

                Very similar, I must admit.
      4. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 5 January 2020 14: 04
        +2
        Quote: Mutno
        They never have losses .. They go to the All-Russia Bank, Russia is silent

        And rightly so, what to talk about with fools.
        1. stopudov
          stopudov 5 January 2020 21: 50
          0
          How long have you been studying native Russian? A lot of mistakes comrade!
          1. tihonmarine
            tihonmarine 5 January 2020 22: 27
            0
            Quote: stopudov
            How long have you been studying native Russian? A lot of mistakes comrade!

            And what is noticeable?
    2. Aleksandr21
      Aleksandr21 5 January 2020 13: 12
      +7
      Quote: Dur_mod
      It is necessary to beat mattresses all over the world so that the earth burns under their feet.


      That is how terrorists around the world are now urging their supporters to avenge Suleymani, only to stand along with the terrorists is not our way. Russia is a country that knows firsthand what terrorism is, and this phenomenon must be fought. So here you need to competently and carefully approach these situations. We condemn the methods of the Americans but also stand on a par with Al-Shabab and Al Qaeda, and support their activities against the United States, even if in the comments it is not necessary. Well-known thesis: the enemy of my enemy, my friend does not work here.
      1. Nyrobsky
        Nyrobsky 5 January 2020 20: 14
        0
        Quote: Aleksandr21
        We condemn the methods of the Americans but also stand on a par with Al-Shabab and Al Qaeda, and support their activities against the United States, even if in the comments it is not necessary.

        Nobody supports or condemns because the "hegemon" has lost at the end of the coast. We simply state the fact that they began to receive mattresses in the face from terrorist structures created with their direct participation and with their own money. But Russia told them for a long time that there is no need to divide terrorists into good and bad. Let them now rake them until they understand that terrorism itself must be outlived as a phenomenon, which requires not only joint efforts, but also the same approach.
  2. Victor_B
    Victor_B 5 January 2020 12: 28
    +16
    Enough terrorists attacked, no better than Igilovites!
    But why am I not sorry for the Americans?
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh 5 January 2020 12: 59
      +6
      This happens. "The enemy of my enemy is my friend." Psychologists know this.
      We have a simple friend / foe switch in our head.
      The fact that the enemy of the enemy can be your worst enemy - does not fit into the subcortex.
      1. engineering
        engineering 5 January 2020 13: 09
        +2
        [Quote]The fact that the enemy of the enemy can be your worst enemy - does not fit into the subcortex. [/ quote] Your phrase has a very deep meaning, I completely agree with you.
      2. Mutno
        Mutno 5 January 2020 13: 52
        0
        Quote: voyaka uh
        This happens. "The enemy of my enemy is my friend." Psychologists know this.
        We have a simple friend / foe switch in our head.
        The fact that the enemy of the enemy can be your worst enemy - does not fit into the subcortex.

        You have friends (lobby) in all countries, but ordinary people are not subject to you ..
      3. axiles100682
        axiles100682 5 January 2020 14: 57
        0
        Everything fits perfectly. The most sworn "friends" can unite in front of a common threat. In general, there are many examples of a coalition in world history when enemies united with enemies against a common threat.
      4. FORCE 38GB
        FORCE 38GB 5 January 2020 15: 23
        0
        I rarely agree with you Alexey .. BUT this time you're damn right! good good good plus you +
    2. Incvizitor
      Incvizitor 5 January 2020 15: 02
      0
      Maybe because they are even worse?
  3. Alexander Alekseev_2
    Alexander Alekseev_2 5 January 2020 12: 29
    +2
    So they will soon reach South Africa
  4. Klingon
    Klingon 5 January 2020 12: 29
    +4
    fruits began to fall from the trees. as Iran promised wassat
  5. DymOk_v_dYmke
    DymOk_v_dYmke 5 January 2020 12: 47
    +9
    The US military base is located in the Kenyan Lamu County, near the border with Somalia. We are talking about the Manda Bay military airfield.

    The symbolic name, however.
  6. opuonmed
    opuonmed 5 January 2020 13: 03
    +1
    Here are current clashes and there will be no direct conflict
    1. Sergey39
      Sergey39 5 January 2020 13: 34
      +3
      I would like to hope.
  7. Stirbjorn
    Stirbjorn 5 January 2020 13: 35
    +3
    Al-Qaeda is Sunni terrorists, and Iran is Shiites. You don’t have to see Iran’s hand everywhere, the Persians are not so powerful ... before that, some stubborn guys on VO claimed that the Iraqi attack on the US embassy was revenge of the Kremlin for disrupting the Nord Stream wassat
  8. donavi49
    donavi49 5 January 2020 13: 51
    +10
    Well, it just coincided. If anything - Shabab considers Iran to be the refuge of Satan and plans to cut the Persians in its jihad too. They are just far away. In the African attacks - Shiites are usually slaughtered first of all Europeans.

    But the attack is surprisingly successful. Kenyan guard overslept. They struck the perimeter. They blew up a shahidmobile / or shahidmoped at the entrance; these are more common there. They broke through the ingimashi groups inside. But like everyone was killed. The Americans were not hurt, only the Kenyans.

    Among the successful ones, they set fire to a board used by U.S. intelligence in the region.



    In addition, an application for a fire in a helipad and up to 4 helicopters on fire. However, there were no photo-videos of this.
  9. Awakened-M
    Awakened-M 5 January 2020 14: 16
    -1
    And wherever there is no amers .. Everywhere they have an ambush!
    Maybe Russia to visit them on the continent ..? well, except Cuba, Nicaragua, Vnesuela, etc.
    There, Texas, Texas demands tacitly, and they build a wall gee gee
  10. Avior
    Avior 5 January 2020 14: 20
    +1
    The Americans were not injured, four attackers were killed
    Somehow the revenge against the Americans seemed wrong ....
    1. Kleber
      Kleber 5 January 2020 19: 38
      +1
      Africans figley. I would not be surprised that the four assailants killed were killed from behind by the assailants. They have the norm of things.
  11. serge siberian
    serge siberian 5 January 2020 16: 56
    0
    Well, in Africa, the Yankees are given gifts by black "Santa Claus". feel
  12. spartak2014
    spartak2014 5 January 2020 18: 17
    +1
    I see no reason for concern so far ..
  13. Eugene (Eugene)
    Eugene (Eugene) 6 January 2020 09: 08
    +1
    World War - to save the dollar. And then in the name of creating a single "world currency" - for a world dictatorship.

    Israel, as always, is on the sidelines. After all, the US Department is the muscle of the Israeli lobby. It's a pity, it's very difficult; - Israel is carefully hiding about PMCs supervised by high-ranking military personnel. They are also "shirting" somewhere nearby.

    Now we will observe a difficult state - China. His "assets" are also available on the territory of the black continent. And China's assets are not all of its national assets (there is an opinion). And PMCs in China, how will they act? Children of high-ranking Chinese "comrades" - they, by agreement with their Western partners, continue to study in the West (Anglo-Saxon universities are a blacksmith of personnel for "Western civilization").