Kenya says destroys two al Shabaab camps in Somalia
The Kenyan air force has destroyed two al Shabaab camps in Somalia, it said on Monday, in the first major military response since the Islamist group massacred students at a Kenyan university last week.
Gunmen from the al Qaeda-aligned group killed 148 people on Thursday when they stormed the Garissa University College campus, some 200 km from the Somali border.
Jets pounded the camps in the Gedo region on the other side of the border on Sunday, Kenya Defence Forces spokesman David Obonyo said.
The Kenyan government says Mohamed Mohamud is the mastermind of Thursday's terrorist attack on Garissa.
The country's Interior Ministry singled out Mohamud, a senior leader of the terrorist group Al-Shabaab, on Twitter.
The ministry posted Monday a "Most Wanted" notice for Mohamud. It offers a reward of 20 million Kenyan shillings, which is about $215,000.