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One feared dead in Mandera al shabaab attack

Sunday, July 10, 2016

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One person is feared dead after Al Shabaab militia militia men ambushed a civilian vehicle in Mandera County on Saturday evening.

Reports indicated that the ambush occured between Fino and Sheikh Barow area.

A tweet from Red Cross says that the private car had six people and it was on it's way to Lafey with 6 people enroute to Lafey before it was attacked.

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The attack comes a day after 21 people were admitted at Elwak subcounty hospital after they were allegedly beaten during a military operation on Friday morning.

The operation was conducted in Harwale Village, which is is alleged to be a hideout of al Shabaab members.

However, KDF spokesman David Obonyo said no military operation was conducted in Mandera that day.

Read : 45 al Shabaab terrorists spotted entering Kenya


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