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Raiders using police bullets

14 January 2013, 09:32

Nairobi - Investigations are underway following a report that claims armed bandits and cattle-rustlers in Turkana, Samburu and other parts of northern Kenya may be using ammunition initially imported for use by government security forces.

The Kenya Police recently lost more than 40 officers in a botched operation against cattle-rustlers in the Suguta Valley, the Daily Nation reports.

A report published last month by Conflict Armament Research claims that armed militias in northern Kenya and adjacent parts of neighbouring countries are using ammunition imported from Iran.

- For more visit Daily Nation

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