, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 8 – Prayers for police officers recently killed in the line of duty are ongoing at Administration Police officers Training College in Embakasi.
More than 15 police officers have been killed in the latest assaults by Al Shabaab militia in the border towns.
The latest killing was in Lamu county where seven officers were killed after their armoured vehicle was blown up by an improvised explosive device.
The prayer service also commemorates five GSU officers who were assigned to Mandera Governor Ali Roba and killed in a similar attack.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery is presiding over the ceremony also attended by the Inspector General of police Joseph Boinnet and other senior police officers.
Also present is the National Police Service Commission Chairperson Johnson Kavuludi.