Kenya deports over 80 Somali nationals from its country

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Addis Ababa, 10 April 2014 (WIC) - Over Eighty people of Somali origin arrested by Kenyan security forces in Eastleigh after three days massive crackdown are expected to arrive in Mogadishu on Wednesday.
The ambassador of Somalia to Kenya Mohamed Ali Noor Ameriko while in Jomo Kenyatta International airport confirmed  to Goobjoog FM  that the government of Kenya is deporting all undocumented Somalis  who entered Kenya illegally without visas.
He stated that the Somali nationals who are registered under UN refugee agency will not be affected by the deportation process.
This is the first time Kenya has deported people of Somali origin from its  country since the collapse of the central government of Somalia in 1991 where over half a million people sought refuge in Kenya. (AMISOM MON.)