Five police officers killed as Mandera governor survives IED attack
SEE ALSO :Mandera leaders call for action on graft“I would like to inform the general public that the other leaders and I are safe. Unfortunately I lost five of my security officers including my personal bodyguard at an attack on my convoy between Arabia and Fino at around 1P.M.,” he said in a Facebook post. Some officers on the ground refused to give details on the issue. “They were part of an escort team on the governor and the incident happened far away. We are yet to get more details on the nature of their injuries,” said an officer in Mandera Town. Roba’s car was not affected. The incident happened between Fino and Arabia as the motorcade raced to their destination at about midday. Witnesses said the police car was badly damaged in the blast.
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