BY EURIDICE NZIOKA, CORRESPONDENT,5TH JULY 2017-Two police officers have been confirmed dead after The suspected Alshabaab fighters attacked a police post in Pandanguo Lamu east on Wednesday 5TH July and seven others are missing .Several schools among them Kakate, Maleli, Rehema, Furaha, Sendemke and Soroko primary schools have been affected following fierce gun fighting between police and the suspects.
Two of the suspected militants, who attempted to raze the Pandanguo Police Post, were also felled in the gun fight on Wednesday morning.
According to a senior administrator, the officers died following a fierce battle in the early morning attack.
UPESINEWS.CO.KE has also established that Six other officers were reportedly seriously injured .
“Unknown number of officers and villagers are missing. Some of the injured persons have been taken to Witu Hospital,” the administrator, who sought anonymity because he is not authorised to brief the media, told.
He added that the over 200 fighters struck at the crack of dawn after holding prayers in a mosque.