The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Samburu Police Death Toll Rises

The number of police officers killed in the Saturday attack in Samburu now stands at 32. This follows the discovery of seven more bodies at the scene. Commissioner of Police Mathew Iteere says 25 police officers and seven reservists were killed in the ambush while seven officers cannot be accounted for.

Armed bandits ambushed the officers who were trailing them in Baragoi to recover stolen livestock. Meanwhile the bodies of the police officers killed are set to arrive in Nairobi this afternoon.

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