Suspected Al-Shabaab militants raid Mangai Village in Lamu

Mpeketoni in Lamu. Mpeketoni Town is slowly recovering from last year’s attack which claimed the lives of more than 60 people. PHOTO | KEVID ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The attackers invaded the village at 3am Sunday before flushing out villagers from their houses.
  • They then raided Mangai Dispensary where they burnt down two motorbikes belonging to the health facility.
  • The chief appealed to the government to deploy security personnel to the area to hunt down the attackers before disaster happens.
  • Efforts to reach the Lamu police commander and the county commissioner were futile as their phones went unanswered.

At least 60 suspected Al-Shabaab militants raided Mangai Village in Lamu County at dawn on Sunday.

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