30 January 2013

Kenya: Three Pupils Shot in Kuria

THREE primary school pupils are admitted at a Migori hospital after being shot by Anti Stock Theft Unit officers. The pupils were caught in the crossfire between the ASTU officers and cattle rustlers on the Trans Mara and Kuria border.

They have been admitted at Migori Level Four Hospital after with bullet wounds. The pupils are from St Catherine Kohero Primary School in Masangora in Kwiho.

James Chacha, 15, a class six pupil and Chacha Mokami, 17 sustained bullet wounds on the thighs, while an underage girl had her hand broken. Classes are frequently disrupted by rustling.

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