In Summary
  • Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Musiambo said security officers recovered all the stolen cattle.
  • Mr Musiambo said the government will deploy armoured personnel carriers in the area to help contain banditry.

Three people were shot dead and two others seriously injured during an attack at Bendera village in Baragoi town, Samburu County.

An unknown number of cattle was also stolen and driven towards Suguta valley in the 8am Friday incident.

HOSPITAL

A police officer was shot in the leg.

The officer and an injured civilian were rushed to Samburu County Referral Hospital in Maralal town where they received treatment.

CONDEMN

Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo condemned the incident and said security officers later recovered all the stolen cattle.

"I want to condemn the attack that took place in Baragoi today morning. It is unfortunate that we lost three lives and two were injured," he said at the County Commissioner's office.

POLICE DEPLOYED

Mr Musiambo said police officers from nearby camps and stations were mobilized immediately after the attack; they ambushed the bandits and recovered the animals.

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