11 people killed near Kenya-Ethiopia border


Forolle area at the Kenya-Ethiopia border
Forolle area at the Kenya-Ethiopia border. GOOGLE MAPS

11 people have been killed following an attack at Forolle area in Marsabit near the Kenya-Ethiopia border.

According to the area chief Mamo Honicha, two others are nursing gunshot wounds after the attack.

It is reported that the assailants sprayed bullets on locals who were attending a security meeting that sought to iron out issues between neighbouring communities.

Locals have cried foul even as they pointed fingers at National Police Reservists over complacency in ensuring security in the region.

Those who perished in the gruesome incident have been identified as Dido Kiro, Budha Saqo, Wario Darole, Elema Girgira, Boru Elema, Dulacha Bora, Dub Galgalo, Galgalo Khafo, Boru Chuute, Boya Elema and Roba Wario.

When reached for comment, county commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo however said he is yet to be furnished with details of the said incident.

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