Shukri, a resident of Shela in Malindi, was born on February 25, 1989 in Mandera East. He schooled in Gilgil Hills Academy and Sunshine Secondary School between 2005 and 2008.
It is believed that Shukri left the country through Somalia before possibly heading to Yemen. Shukri is said to have inherited the leadership of the ISIS cell in Kenya from Abu Fidaa and was coordinating recruitment of Kenyan youth especially doctors.
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The source said the suspect had been trailed from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where she worked. Security monitored her movements to India where she had accompanied her employers for a visit.
Police have arrested a woman accused of allegedly impersonating and colluding with a Nairobi advocate, Chacha Mwita to falsely represent her sister in a Mombasa court.
Kenyan police failed to arrest a fifth suspect who escaped the police operation. Kenyan police claimed the suspects were traveling to Nairobi to launch attacks during Eid celebrations.  Al Shabaab raided a joint SNA and Djiboutian African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base in Bulaberde town, Hiraan region, central Somalia on June 18. SNA and AMISOM forces repelled the attack.
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Somali government officials arrested the Mogadishu Central Prison warden along with other police officers for aiding in the escape of a high-level al Shabaab leader from his prison on September 27. 
Over 20 suspected Al Shabaab jihadis in Mandera County (on Kenya’s border with Somalia) stormed into a housing complex “where non-local teachers live” and detonated a bomb, which instantly killed two Christian teachers.
A year earlier two ISIS gunmen killed 23 people at the Bardo museum in Tunis. In June 2015 ISIS claimed responsibility when an armed attacker shot and killed 38 people on a beach at Sousse.
Kenya police say Al-Shabaab attacks along the border killed 63, mainly police officers, between January 2017 and April 2018. Hide Footnote Most have been killed in attacks using Improvised Explosive Devices in the counties of Lamu and Mandera.
The Kenyan government focused increased attention on preventing the transit of foreign terrorist fighters, including Kenyan nationals attempting to join al-Shabaab in Somalia, as well as Kenyan national fighters returning to the country from abroad.
On April 3, 2015, the Kenyan government offered a reward of 20 million Kenyan shillings ($215,000) for the arrest of Mohamed Mohamud, who serves as a commander of al-Shabaab operations in Kenya.  On April 10, 2015, the Federal Government of Somalia offered a $250,000 reward for the capture of al-Shabaab commander Ahmed Diriye.
On November 24, 2011 a Kenyan soldier was killed by an explosive device in Mandera, a town in Kenya’s North Eastern province near the border with Somalia. In response to the attack at least
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