According to Wajir County police, five police officers and three reservists died when their vehicle hit a bomb at the Bojigaras area. The Al-Qaeda-linked militant group however claims they killed 15 security officers and injured 23 others. This is the second attack in the county, following a Qarsa Primary School attack in February which left three people dead, including two teachers.
Somalia's Al-Shabaab Claims Wajir Attack in Which 8 Died
Nation, 19 June 2018
Somalia-based terrorist group, Al-Shabaab, has claimed responsibility for the Sunday attack in Bojigaras, Wajir County that left eight security officers dead after their vehicle… Read more »
Wajir Residents On the Spot After Deadly Tarbaj Attack
Grief and anger marked the burial of seven police officers killed on Sunday by Al-Shabaab militants who ambushed them in Bojigaras, Wajir County. Read more »
Wajir MPs Support Efforts to Apprehend Sunday Attack Planners
Capital FM, 18 June 2018
Parliamentarians from Wajir County have condemned Sunday's attack where eight security officers were killed after their vehicle ran over an explosive device at Bojigaras in the… Read more »
Al-Shabaab Kills 8 Kenyan Security Personnel
VOA, 19 June 2018
Eight Kenyan security personnel were killed in an attack by al-Shabab fighters Sunday in northeastern Wajir County. The area has been a frequent site of attacks by militants… Read more »
Several Police Officers Feared Dead in Wajir IED Attack
Nation, 17 June 2018
Five Administration Police officers and three police reservists have been killed after their vehicle was ambushed by suspected Al-Shabaab militants who staged an IED attack in… Read more »
5 APs, 3 Reservists Killed in Al Shabaab Attack
Capital FM, 17 June 2018
Eight police officers were killed in an Al Shabaab attack in Wajir County on Sunday. Read more »
Al-shabaab militants (file photo)
National Police Spokesman Charles Owino says security agencies have obtained credible intelligence suggesting that Al-Shabaab is planning to carry out attacks in various parts of ... Read more »
This comes after Kenya Defence Forces rescued 13 youths from Kilifi and Lamu counties aged between 18 to 38 years, who had been recruited into the Al-Shabaab terror group based in ... Read more »
The decision to close the schools has been reached after a crisis meeting involving boards of management, 42 secondary school principals and other education stakeholders. Teachers ... Read more »
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