17 May 2014

Somalia: Two Injured in Wajir Gun Attack

Two people, an army officer and a civilian, have been hospitalized after assailants suspected to be members of Somali militia Al Shabaab attacked Wajir town on Friday night.

Confirming the attack, Wajir East OCPD Odhiambo Wambia says police are pursuing the suspects who executed the vicious gun attack.

The injured Kenya defence force officer David Mugambi, who is admitted at Wajir county hospital, says he was shot on the back as he waited for transport to a Meru assignment.

Friday night's attack comes as Wajir County has experienced several incidences of insecurity and attacks by terror suspects in recent months.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2014 Shabelle Media Network. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.