Six killed in suspected al-Shabaab attack in Mandera


Six people were killed when suspected al-Shabaab attacked a residential plot in Bulla public works, Mandera Town.

The incident which happened at about 2am on Thursday as the tenants were asleep.

“The gang used a grenade to break the entrance before they shot at those who were sleeping. They escaped soon after the incident,” The police said.

As gang members were escaping, they threw another grenade which destroyed a nearby building.

According to the police 33 people were in the residential plot at the time of the attack and that one was seriously injured and two are missing.