Mandera bus sprayed with bullets in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

A makkah bus in Mandera town. A bus belonging to the Makkah company was sprayed with bullets in Mandera South on October 6, 2020. 

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The bus christened Makkah left Mandera town at about 8am and was ambushed at about noon. A survivor who spoke on anonymity said the gunshots flattened the vehicle’s tyres and damaged its fuel tank.

  • The terror group has been carrying out attacks in several parts of the country since Kenya contributed troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) in 2012.

At least eight travellers were injured Tuesday when suspected Al-Shabaab militants sprayed a bus with bullets in Mandera South.


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