Agency demands probe into clashes in Garissa

What you need to know:

  • Human Rights Watch (HRW) claims that following the killing of the soldiers, surrounded the town and started attacking residents and traders.
  • The lobby claimed the military shot at people, raped women and assaulted anyone on sight.
  • Quoting an unnamed employee at the Garissa Provincial Hospital, the agency reported that at least 52 people with severe injuries were hospitalised there on Monday and Tuesday following the army operation.

A human rights agency has asked the government to investigate last Monday’s clashes in Garissa after three Kenya Defence Force soldiers were killed in the area.

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