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Mombasa attack update : Police release identities of two of the three female attackers

Detectives probing Sunday’s attempted terror attack on the Central Police Station in Mombasa have released the identities of the two of the three female attackers who were during the botched raid.

Police say the two who were sisters,were identified as Fatuma Omar and Tasnim Farah who are said to have been part of an active cell of the Syrian based ISIS terror group and were in the process of travelling to Libya for training.

One more suspect has been arrested bringing the number of people in police custody to three and are now assisting with investigations on the masterminds of the foiled attack.

Muslim leaders have meanwhile condemned the incident and asked police to deal firmly with the rising wave of radicalization.

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