Saturday, June 15, 2019

Kenya: Roadside bomb claims 8 Police lives.

(Wajir) A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya’s border with Somalia on Saturday, killing  eight of the 13 officers inside. The attack occurred on Saturday morning at Konton centre, and were pursuing attackers who raided the village late Friday and drove away with three police reservists.

Knowing that they would be followed, they laid an explosive device in the road . According to police sources, there were 13 officers in a Land Cruiser that ran over the landmine, eight of whom died on the spot.