Security heightened in Kwale after attack at police post

December 23, 2016 11:25 am
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“One of the attackers was shot dead in the 3am incident. Others escaped with bullet wounds,” he said/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 23 – Security has been beefed up in Kwale following an attack in which one assailant was killed early Friday morning.

According to Kwale County Commissioner Kutswa Olakha, the suspect was in a group of about 10 raiders who attacked a police post in the area at about 3am.

Olakha stated that a contingent of police have been deployed to Kombani and its environs to comb the area in search of the suspects who escaped in the incident.

“One of the attackers was shot dead in the 3am incident. Others escaped with bullet wounds,” he said.

He said that during the incident, three officers were injured but they are in stable condition.

“The injured officers were attacked by spears and arrows. Police say they are in stable condition in a Mombasa hospital.”

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