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Two more people have been killed in Lamu County this month by al-Shabaab. These killings took place near Gamba Police Station at the border of Lamu and Tana River counties Wednesday evening. Gunmen fired upon one vehicle killings the two people inside. The gunmen then ran and have not been caught. At the same time as this several people were injured in a roadside bombing. The vehicle, a Toyota, ran over the IED injuring several inside. Al-Shabaab has continued it’s reign of terror over southeast Kenya, as they try to stop Kenya from supporting the Somalia Government.

 

2017-09-01 Kenya (DailyNation) Two people died while an unspecified number were injured in a twin attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants near Gamba Police Station at the border of Lamu and Tana River counties Wednesday evening.

Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo said a a Toyota Probox vehicle registration number KCD 542F, which was ferrying unknown number of occupants from Garsen to Lamu, was sprayed with bullets by heavily armed gunmen suspected to be Al-Shabaab militants at 7pm Wednesday.

Mr Kitiyo said one man was shot dead in the attack

 

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The second attack happened about 50 metres from the first one.

An Isuzu lorry of registration number KAQ 158V, which was also carrying an unknown number of occupants from Malindi to Lamu, was shot at and one person killed on the spot.

The attackers also destroyed an electric pole belonging to Kenya Power in Gamba.

 

 

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