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Al-Shabab militants attack Kenyan naval base used by US
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Al-Shabab militants attack Kenyan naval base used by US
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London, Jan 6 (TIWN) Somalia-based, Al Qaeda-linked Islamist militant group Al Shabab on Sunday attacked a naval base used by Kenyan and US forces in Kenya's Lamu coastal region, reports said.

Islamist militant group al-Shabab attacked the base, used by Kenyan and US forces, in the popular coastal region of Lamu on Sunday.  The US military said in a statement that two others from the Department of Defense were wounded.  "The wounded Americans are currently in stable condition and being evacuated," the US military's Africa Command said.  Witnesses to the attack reported hearing gunfire and seeing plumes of black smoke emerge from Camp Simba on Manda Island.

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