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Marsabit attacks leaves ,Eight dead , nine injured

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BY CORRESPONDENT,MARSABIT,25TH AUG,2019-Eight people were on Sunday killed and at least 9 others injured after unknown gunmen orchestrated two separate attacks in Marsabit County.

According to  Marsabit County Police Commander Steve Oloo , the attacks were carried out in Forole and Sabareh areas on the Kenya-Ethiopia border.

Citizen digital reported that attackers reportedly stormed a watering point in Forole where herders were sleeping at around 4a.m and opened fire killing, among others, two minors aged 13 and 15 years old.

The attackers, suspected to have crossed over from Ethipia, made away with an unknown number of livestock from the Forole and about 500 heads of cattle from Sabareh.

Security has  been beefed up in the area  as investigations into the attacks also gets underway.

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