Kenya: Police Officer Injured After Armed Bandits Raid Homesteads

A police officer was on Tuesday injured after armed bandits raided several homesteads in Turkana East Sub-county and drove away an unknown number of livestock.

Police Commander Edwin Ogwari said they acted following an alert from the villagers.

“The bandits had laid an ambush in between the hills. During the exchange of fire between police officers and bandits, one of the officers was injured on the left leg. Three vehicles and an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) were also damaged by the bandits,”…


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