Locals flee homes as police hunt bandits in Baringo

What you need to know:

  • Hundreds of security officers have been deployed to the area to fight Pokot bandits, accused of killing people and stealing livestock.
  • The operation, which started on Tuesday, is aimed at flushing out bandits and illegal herders who have invaded Baringo North and South sub counties.

Tension ran high in Tiaty, Baringo, on Wednesday morning as locals fled their homes in fear of being targeted in an ongoing security operation.

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