Suspected Al-shabaab Militants Attack Village In Mandera

A file photo of Al-shabaab militants. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

One Kenya Police Reserve (KPR) officer has been reported injured and his gun stolen by suspected As-shabaab militants who attacked Hareri hosle village near Mandera town early today.

According to Voice of America (VOA) journalist Harun Maruf, local residents reported heavy gunfire in the area.

“Al-Shabaab militants have launched an attack on the village of Xariiro Hoofle (possible I misspelled location), near Mandera town in the early hours of Sunday. Local residents have reported a heavy gunfire. Still trying to get more information about casualties,” tweeted Mr Maruf.

The attackers are said to have raided a store in the village and made away with food stuff and torches.

The police are yet to issue an official report concerning the attack.

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Written by Francis Muli

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