20 dead so far as Shabaab attacks in Kenya escalate

Kenya Defence Forces officers patrol the border village of Kotile on the Lamu Garissa and Somalia border. Al-Shabaab attacks in the country have increased this year. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • In the attacks, Garissa county suffered the most as it recorded eight attacks that resulted in the deaths of 10 people including teachers, pupils and security officers.
  • Of the eight attacks in Garissa, six happened in Ijara sub-county, which has this year appeared to be the hotbed of the attacks in the northern region.

At least 20 innocent lives have been lost as a result of terror attacks that have been carried out in the last two months by suspected Al Shabaab militants.


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