The Kenya Defence Forces say they have killed more than 10 Al-Shabaab fighters in an operation in Lamu County.
The terrorists were killed when the soldiers ambushed them at Taksile area in Pandanguo, Lamu West, at 6.45am.
Pandanguo in among areas that have borne the brunt of terror attacks by the Somalia-based rag-tag militia.
Last year, the militants ambushed local police station and made away with drugs from a local health centre.
On Monday, KDF spokesman Paul Njuguna said seven AK47 riffles and bullets were seized in the operation.
“Three (of our) soldiers sustained injuries and are receiving medical care. Our soldiers are also in pursuit of the other militants who fled with injuries,” said Mr Njuguna.