Sign up, start voting on articles and create your own news feeds! | Login | Create a free account
Share |

Attack in Kenya Kills Civilian, Wounds Several Police Officers

At least one civilian was killed and several police officers were wounded Saturday in an attack on a convoy by suspected al-Shabab Islamists in eastern Kenya, the Interior Ministry said.

Interior Ministry spokesman Mwenda Njoka said the attack occurred when a convoy of buses under police protection was traveling from Lamu County on the northern Kenyan coast near Somalia to Mombasa city in the south.

Njoka said "a gang of suspected al-Shabab terrorists" carried out the attack, which destroyed the two police escort vehicles. Regional police chief Larry Kieng said the attackers...

read more...

Published By: Africa.,. - 7 days ago

  • Older News
  • Man loses eye in police brutality - GhanaWeb Greater Accra (Yesterday) - GhanaWebMan loses eye in police brutalityGhanaWebA 31-year old man is at the verge of loosing his eye after receiving beatings from a group of police officers at Lapaz in the...Read more
  • Police: American, Canadian Abducted in Nigeria; 2 Officers Killed Africa.,. (3 days ago) - Gunmen ambushed an American and a Canadian traveling through Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday.The two foreigners were heading south...Read more