The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Samburu Officers in Stable Condition

Baragoi residents have begun to flee the area after the arrival of the troops in the region. The government deployed security forces to track down ... ( Resource: Residents in Northwest Kenya Flee Army

The death toll from an ambush on police officers in Samburu more than doubled to 26 yesterday after more bodies were found. The previous police death toll from Saturday's attack on officers pursuing cattle rustlers was 11.

Meanwhile according to Kenyatta hospital Kenyatta Hospital communications manager Kibet Mengich another nine police officers who are admitted with various injuries are in stable condition.

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