Al-Shabaab intelligence chief killed - Kenya army


A handout image made available by the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) on October 6, 2014, shows soldiers belonging to the African Union Mission in Somalia, walking through the al-Shabaab stronghold of Barawe.

NAIROBI - Kenya&39;s army said Thursday it had killed the intelligence chief of al-Shabaab insurgents and 10 other commanders in an air strike in Somalia.

Kenyan troops, part of an African Union force fighting the Islamist insurgents in Somalia, killed top commander and spy chief Mahad Karate in a "major" strike, the army said in a statement.