Three police officers killed in suspected terror attack in Garissa
Three police officers were on Wednesday, May 24 morning killed and two others injured after the vehicle they were travelling in hit an improvised explosive device (IED) in Garissa County, barely 24 hours after Inspector General of Police, Joseph Boinnet, issued a terror alert that a number of terrorists have sneaked into the country from the neighbouring Somalia.
In a statement to the press, the IG said that Al Shabaab militants are under serious pressure in Somalia because of the efforts of AMISOM and KDF troops, and that they are escaping to Kenya in small groups with the intention of staging attacks.
This comes exactly a day after 22 people lost their lives and more than 100 injured following an explosion outside an arena in Manchester, United Kingdom-an explosion which the Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility.
Reports indicate that the police officers from Kulan Police Station were heading towards Liboi boarder at around 5:00 am in the morning, with the incident believed to have been orchestrated by militants who pledge allegiance to the Al Shabaab terror group.
This brings the number of people who have been killed as a result of militant attacks in Northern Kenya to eight in recent weeks.
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