BREAKING: Al Shabaab suspects hijack bus in Mandera, kill 2
21 December 2015, 10:10
Mandera- Two people have been reported dead after suspected Al Shabaab militants hijacked a bus in Mandera.
The two, a passenger and driver of a bus belonging to Mekkah company were shot as they alighted from the bus.
Three other people were injured in the incident.
The bus that was ferrying about 50 passengers was hijacked between Kutulo and Daba cities Monday morning.
Terrorist attacks have increased in the past one week, with the latest being an explosive inside a Kayole bus in Nairobi on Sunday that left 15 passengers dead.
In Kirinyaga, police detonated an explosive material that was found in a local Catholic church. No one was injured.
Police have however cautioned Kenyans to be vigilant during the festive season, releasing details of 11 terrorists suspected to be planning to carry out attacks in the country during the season.
More to follow...
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