In Summary

  • Baringo county police commandant Peter Ndung’u said the security officers were pursuing the bandits.
  • More than 25 primary schools in the region are yet to reopen.

Two people were killed in a fresh attack by bandits at Ng’aratuko village in Baringo North Sub-county on Saturday morning.

The two, who included a Standard Six pupil, were herding livestock when they were ambushed and shot dead by the bandits in the 11am incident.

The attackers stole more than 600 goats, which are believed to have been driven to the neighbouring Tiaty Sub-county.

Locals, who had returned to their homes after calm was restored in the area, have again started fleeing to safer places, fearing more attacks.

Baringo county police commandant Peter Ndung’u said the security officers were pursuing the bandits.

“We have already deployed police officers to comb the area and arrest the bandits who have wreaked havoc in the area.

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