Roadside blast injures Kenyan official in border region

A Kenyan local government official was injured on Sunday after a vehicle in which they were traveling in hit an improvised explosive device (IED) in Mandera County near the border with Somalia.

Jeremiah Kossoim, Mandera county police commander said the Sunday morning explosion targeted the vehicle which was carrying a local government official from the Mandera Water and Sewage Company.

“The vehicle was also carrying four fellow staffs and three children from Elwak to Mandera and upon reaching Jabbi area about 35kms from Rhamu town, the said vehicle was hit by an IED before it was sprayed with bullets by suspected al-Shabab members,” Kossoim said in a statement.

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Source: News Ghana