Lamu residents flee homes after attacks

Residents of Jima in Lamu leave the area on July 8, 2017. PHOTO | ATHMAN OMAR | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Killings forced hundreds of people to flee their homes on Saturday.
  • A curfew has been imposed.
  • Fifteen heavily armed terrorists are said to have rounded up the residents before beheading men only with knives.

Al-Shabaab terrorists killed at least nine people on Friday night in Jima, just two kilometres from the Pandaguo police post where they killed four people on Wednesday.

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