Three border patrol officers killed, one injured in Dadaab IED explosion

The wreckage of a vehicle that got damaged in IED explosion in Dadaab on February 14, 2023. [Hamza Yusuf, Standard]

Three Rapid Border Patrol Unit officers died and one injured after a vehicle they were in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) at Dadaab on the Garissa-Dadaab Highway.

The injured officer was taken to the Garissa County Referral Hospital for treatment.

Police suspect that Al-Shabaab militants are responsible for the attack.

Investigations into the Tuesday morning, February 14, incident are underway, police said.