BY UPESINEWS CORRESPONDENT,LAMU,8TH JULY 2017-At least nine people have died after after an attack in Lamu county on Saturday 8th July .The attack blamed on Al Shabaab terrorists occurred in the Morning.
UPESINEWS.CO.KE has established that the attack occurred at Jima and Pandaguo villages near the border with Somalia which has been prone to attacks in recent weeks, mainly targeting security forces.
The attack comes barely three days after three police officers were killed during an attack at a police post in Lamu.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday morning mentioned the attack during his televised address to the nation following the death of Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery but he did not elaborate.
“We have had an unfortunate incident this morning which we are assessing,” he said, “There shall be no vacuum in securing our country.”