KENYA: Ethiopian soldiers shoot dead 3 Kenyan police in an ambush in Sololo area, Marsabit County. The soldiers were pursuing (Oromo Liberation Front) OLF gunmen who had killed a chief in Ethiopia on Thursday, local police say.
The soldiers had surrounded a village for a siege while searching for the alleged OLF militia when the Kenya police were called. As they drove to the village, they were attacked in an ambush killing three on the spot. Local police say at least five other officers are missing after the attack.
"The officers were in a police vehicle when they were attacked by the Ethiopian soldiers inside Kenya. Three are dead and many are missing," said an officer in the area.