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2010 Kenya-Somalia border clash
Date July 20, 2010
Location Kenyan–Somali border
Template:Country data Kenya File:Somalia Islamic Courts (Al-Shabaab)
Casualties and losses
1 wounded 2 killed

The 2010 Kenya-Somalia border clash occurred on July 20, 2010, when Somali gunmen from the al Shabaab militia attacked a Kenyan border patrol along the border area in Liboi, Lagdera. There was a subsequent fierce exchange of fire between the two sides leading to the deaths of 2 militia and the wounding of one Kenyan officer.[1] Hundreds of security personnel were later deployed to the border following the clash and because of continued fighting between two militia groups in the neighboring town of Dobley, Somalia.[2] The Somali rebel group had previously claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing in Uganda in July.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ali, Noor.2 Kenyan forces, al Shabaab rebels clash on border, Reuters, July 20, 2010.
  2. ^ Border security intensified as rival militias clash, The Standard, July 29, 2010.


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