The Kenyan government accused the Somali military of violating its territorial integrity and sovereignty, the presidency has said.

Somali ”soldiers in flagrant breach and total disregard of international laws and conventions engaged in aggressive and belligerent activities by harassing and destroying properties of Kenyan citizens living in the border town of Mandera,” said the presidency in a statement on Wednesday.

”The baseless accusations and invalid allegations made by the Federal Government of Somalia that Kenya is interfering with Somalia’s internal affairs; are part of a growing and persistent pattern of ill intent to use Kenya as a scapegoat and

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