Kenya: Gunmen Attack Bus in Mandera County

19 February 2020

A Moyale Raha bus headed to Nairobi from Mandera was Wednesday attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab militants.

At least three passengers were killed in the attack which occurred at Sarman area in Mandera North County.

The management of Moyale Raha bus company said the vehicle left Mandera town in the morning and was sprayed with bullets while on its way to Nairobi.

"We are told the gunmen shot at the tyres but the driver sped off only to get into more gunfire ahead," said a source at the offices of the bus company.

Mandera County Commissioner Onesmus Kyatha confirmed the incident but said his office is yet to get details.

"Something has happened but I am waiting for the finer details," said Mr Kyatha.

More follows

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: Nation

Don't Miss

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.