Government declares 12-hour curfew in war-prone Narok South

Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya has imposed a 12-hour curfew at the clash-prone areas in Narok South following ethnic violence that has so far left one dead,15 injured and 25 houses torched.

Addressing Journalists at his office, the county commissioner said the 6pm to 6am curfew will also include ban on gatherings.

"We are going to restrict movements in the area to ensure that planning of violence will not happen," said Natembeya.

Among those attacked in the wave of violence include a Kenya Forest Service (KFS) officer based at Kass FM who had gone to buy a cigarette at a local shopping center.

Mr Natembeya said the officer was attacked with machete on his neck and was rushed to Narok Referral Hospital where he is recuperating.

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