A police officer killed as Suspected Al Shabaab militia strike Lamu

A police officer killed as Suspected Al Shabaab militia strike Lamu

By CORRESPONDENT,LAMU,3RD AUG 2017- Al Shabaab militants on Thursday 3rd Aug attacked Lafey sub-County headquarters killing one police officer and torching four police vehicles before making way with one more.

Lafey Deputy County Commissioner Eric Oronyi said the attack was executed by more than 50 armed militants.

Four people have been killed  so far by  suspected Al Shabaab fighters in attacks perpetrated in the last two days in Lamu and Mandera counties.

 On Wednesday, another group suspected of Al Shabaab fighters ambushed a passenger bus on the Malindi-Lamu highway injuring five people.

Later, the attackers killed three people at Lango la Simba in Witu and burnt them beyond recognition.

The vehicle they were travelling in from Gamba headed to Witu was also torched.  Several hundred metres from that scene, two motorcycles were also burnt down.

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