Residents Flee Army in Northwest Kenya

Baragoi citizens have fled the town after troops were deployed to track down Samburu raiders allegedly responsible for a police ambush in which more than 45 officers were shot dead.


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  • Kenya:  Kibaki Orders Military to Go After Baragoi Police Killers

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  • Kenya:  Kibaki Deploys Troops After Police Killings

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Young men ferry their belongings in a pushcart in Kenya.

  • Kenya:  Police Body to Investiagate Bandit Killings

    The Star, 13 November 2012

    The Independent Policing Oversight Authority yesterday announced that it will launch independent investigations into the killing of 31 police officers by armed bandits in Baragoi, ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Intelligence Agencies Under Fire Over Police Deaths

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  • Kenya:  Dozens of Police Killed in Ambush

    Capital FM, 12 November 2012

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  • Kenya:  Police Massacre Toll in Samburu Hits 23

    The Star, 12 November 2012

    SURVIVORS of the Saturday bandit attack in Samburu are fighting for their lives at the Kenyatta National Hospital. read more »

  • Kenya:  Police Oversight Authority to Investigate Samburu Massacre

    The Star, 12 November 2012

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  • Kenya:  Samburu Officers in Stable Condition

    The Star, 12 November 2012

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  • Kenya:  At Least Seven Police Officers Killed in Samburu Raid

    Capital FM, 10 November 2012

    At least seven police officers were killed and more than 20 others seriously wounded after they were ambushed by gunmen in Samburu on Saturday afternoon. read more »

  • Kenya:  Police Officers Shot By Raiders

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    Seven police officers attached to the Turkana police post were yesterday shot dead and 20 others seriously injured when fierce fighting broke out between them and armed raiders in ... read more »

  • Kenya:  13 Killed, 205 Animals Stolen in Raid

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