Red Cross officials in Moyale where inter clan fighting has claimed nine
lives in the past week. Red Cross reported renewed clashes August 30,
2013. RED CROSS
Friday, August 30, 2013
Renewed clashes have been reported in Butie, Moyale with Red Cross officials reporting heavy gunfire in the area.
premises and houses have been torched in Somari and Teti areas, Red
Cross public relation officer Peter Outa said Friday.
said two teams of volunteers had been set up at Moyale district
hospital in anticipation of casualties with another team on standby once
the sound of gunfire subsides.
“Our teams are held up
at our offices two kilometres from the scene of the fighting following
warning by the police not to access the area until the fighting stops,”
he said on phone.
The government said security had been tightened in Moyale
Mr Outa said the clashes started in
the early hours of Friday leading to fears of escalated fighting, less
than a week after nine people were killing in the inter-clan violence.