In Summary
  • The four were reportedly shot dead before being torched beyond recognition by their attackers.
  • Locals who had been given a ride in one of the trucks say the men who took the deceased away had identified themselves as police officers.
  • Police said they have launched their investigations into the incident.

Four people, among them two brothers, have been killed by unknown assailants in Tana Delta, Tana River County.

The four were reportedly shot dead before being torched, burning beyond recognition by their attackers.

The brothers have been identified as Hussein Ali, 30 and 37-years-old Mustafa Ali alias China.

Others killed in the incident were long distance truck drivers whose identities are yet to be established.

The brothers' uncle Abubakar Abdi said bodies of his kin were found in an iron-sheet house together with the two others where they were torched.

GRUESOME ATTACK

“They have been torched beyond recognition. We are yet to know who are behind this heinous attack,” Mr Abdi said in pain.

He said the two drivers were at a restaurant where Mr Mustafa sells tea. The hotel is located along the Garsen-Garissa highway.

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