Sunday, July 10, 2016
An Ariel view of Mandera County
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.
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.
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