Policemen Killed by Al-Shaabab in Mandera
ICC Note: Five policemen were killed and three others injured after Al-Shabaab carried out an attack at two different camps in Mandera. The terrorists also burned several police houses in the community leaving many families vulnerable according to the commissioner. This is not the first time that Al-Shabaab targets the police as a form of protest against their government.
3/2/2018 Kenya (Daily Nation) – Five police officers have been killed and three others seriously injured after suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked two security camps at Fino in Mandera County.
Lafey Deputy County Commissioner Eric Oronyi says the 1am attack targeted both Kenya Police and Administration Police camps in Fino town.
“There was an attack on the two security camps at Fino and, as we speak, five officers are dead and three others injured,” he said.
Mr Oronyi said the attackers, numbering between 70 and 100, arrived on foot.
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