10 people killed in deadly Samburu raid
- The attack occurred at around 9am when a group of herders grazing livestock were ambushed.
- The heavily armed men are believed to be from a neighbouring county.
- Lopurio is located about 30km away from Marti town along Maralal-Baragoi road.
By Johnston Keti
Ten people have been killed by suspected cattle rustlers at Lopurio area in Samburu North.
The attack occurred at around 9am on Saturday when a group of herders grazing livestock were ambushed by heavily armed men.
The suspects are believed to be from a neighboring county. Lopurio is located about 30km away from Marti town along Maralal-Baragoi road.
Speaking in Maralal town recently, area MP Alois Lentoimaga and Governor Moses Lenolkulal said cattle rustlers are a big threat to security in Samburu North.
They condemned rampant insecurity in Samburu North urged police to use armored personnel courier vehicles during patrols to flush out bandits.
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