Two teachers killed as Al Shabaab militants attack Mandera school


Two teachers killed as Al Shabaab militants attack Mandera school
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In Summary

  • Confirming the 1am incident, the National Police Service said the suspected terrorists hurled an explosive device at a teacher’s house, killing the two non-local teachers.
  • Police reservists guarding the school are said to have engaged the attackers who then fled as more reinforcements were mobilised.

Two teachers were Wednesday morning killed by suspected Al Shabaab militants who attacked Arabia Boys High School in Mandera East.

Confirming the 1am incident, the National Police Service said the suspected terrorists hurled an explosive device at a teacher’s house, killing the two non-local teachers.

Police reservists guarding the school are said to have engaged the attackers who then fled as more reinforcements were mobilised.

“All other teachers and students are safe and no other part of the school was affected,” said the National Police Service in a statement.

A hunt for the attackers has since been launched.

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