Gunmen Kill Chief In Marsabit Raid

Written By Henry Kimoli  📝

At least five people, including a Chief and an Assistant Chief, were yesterday killed by gunmen in Marsabit County.

Twelve other people were missing following the incident. 

Loglogo Member of County Assembly Bernard Leakono is said to be among those missing, police said. 

Loglogo Senior Chief Kennedy Kongoman, Lokileleng’i Assistant Chief Keena Moga and the three other victims were on the pursuit of stolen cattle in Awaye area when they were ambushed by the attackers.

Their bodies were found in two cars that had been abandoned on the road after the shooting. 

The attackers escaped soon after the incident and it is not clear if they left with those missing, Police spokesman Bruno Shioso said. 

He said the attack is part of an ongoing conflict between communities in the area. More personnel have been sent there to pursue the attackers.

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