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Two police officers killed, seven injured in IED attack

By Japheth Ogila | December 27th 2019
Remains of the police vehicle after the IED attack. [Courtesy]

Two police officers died while seven others sustained injuries after their vehicle hit an Improved Explosive Device in Wajir East Sub-County at 4pm on Friday.

A statement from the police revealed that the attack happened during their regular patrol.

It read: “Today at around 1600hrs special forces officers attached to Kotulo Patrol base while on their way from Khorof-Arar to Kotulo onboard their camp Landcruiser were hit by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).”

It stated that four of the officers sustained head injuries and three others had back and chest bruises.

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