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August 21, 2018

Two KDF officers killed after vehicle runs over IED in Garissa

"The device is suspected to have been planted by al Shabaab adherents." /FILE
"The device is suspected to have been planted by al Shabaab adherents." /FILE

Two KDF soldiers were killed after their truck run over an Improvised Explosive Device at Handaro, Holugho sub-county, Garissa county on Saturday.

The device is suspected to have been planted by al Shabaab adherents.

Three other soldiers, who tried to jump off the vehicle, were reportedly shot at close range by the suspected militias and were seriously wounded.

A police source said the troops were airlifted to Armed Forces Memorial hospital for treatment on Saturday evening.

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