Ethiopian gunmen open fire on Kenyan workers in Moyale

Kenya closed its border with Ethiopia to curb spread of coronavirus. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Marsabit County Commissioner Evans Achoki confirmed the incident but remained guarded about the identities of the attackers.

  • Reports indicate Ethiopian Takabas, the equivalent of Kenyan police reservists, expressed their displeasure and vowed to keep the border open.

Tension is high in Moyale town after Ethiopian gunmen, said to be unhappy with the closure of Kenyan border to arrest the spread of coronavirus, attacked a team of local contractors.

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