SAS hero who stormed Kenyan hotel during terror attack to be extracted over fears for HIS safety

Mail Online | 1/15/2019 | James Wood;Sara Malm;Ian Walker For Mailonline
KimmyPoo (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo:

Click For Video:

A British SAS trooper who stormed into a Kenyan hotel during a terror attack is being extracted from the country over fears for his own safety - after his face was scattered all over social media.

The 'decorated and veteran' member of the SAS - who has been extremely active in Syria and involved in a number of operations against ISIS - was captured on camera responding to a terror attack on Tuesday which saw five gunmen kill 21 people.

Shopping - City - Attack - Equipment - Back

He is understood to have been out shopping in the city when he heard about the attack and kitted up with equipment in the back of his car before heading to the scene to 'organise the entire operation'.

The off-duty Special Forces warrior, wearing combat gear over casual jeans and a purple shirt, was seen entering the complex in Nairobi and then emerging with terrified survivors.

Insiders - Doubt - Actions - Lives - Bravery

Insiders say there is 'no doubt' his actions saved lives and he was hailed for his bravery in the days after.

But it has now emerged that the hero is having to flee the country over fears he could be targeted in retaliation for his brave actions.

Source - MailOnline - Safety - Country - Safety

A source close to the MailOnline said: 'For his own safety he is leaving the country as he could be tracked down. His safety is paramount.

'He is a decorated, veteran member of the SAS who was a member of D Squadron and extremely active in Syria taking part in a number of successful operations against ISIS. He had transferred to B squadron for this assignment’

SAS - Regiment - Man - Member - Squadrons

The 22 SAS Regiment, of which this man is believed to be a member, is divided into four main squadrons - A, B, D and G - all of which consist of around 65 men led by a major.

Each squadron consists of...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
Wake Up To Breaking News!
This space intentionally left blank
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!