The Star (Nairobi)

15 November 2012

Kenya: Samburu Residents Flee Homes in Fear of Military

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

Several families are fleeing their homes in Samburu following the arrival of the military. The Kenya Red Cross is carrying out an assessment to establish the exact number of those who have fled and where they are headed to. President Kibaki yesterday ordered the military to assist the police in nabbing the bandits who killed over 40 police officers in Baragoi.

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