2 January 2016

Kenya: Police Repulse Shabaab Attackers in Kiunga

Nairobi — Police officers have launched a major operation after an Al Shabaab attack targeting police vehicles on the Hindi-Kiunga road near Baure.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said the terrorists fled to the forest with injuries.

"A major security operation is underway in the area," he said.

There were no police casualties reported.

Police believe many of the militias involved in the attack suffered injuries and are still hiding in the forest.

"There were no injuries on the side of the police but we believe many of them suffered very serious injuries and some could even be dead," he told Capital FM News on the telephone.

Kenya

How the Media Exposed East Africa's Worst Famine

Over lunch, I told John Amos (a famous African-American Hollywood actor) what I knew about the Turkana people (of… Read more »

Copyright © 2016 Capital FM. 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 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 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.