BREAKING: #Alshabaab attack compound of #Mandera governor Ali Ibrahim Roba with #RPGs a day after the #ManderaMassacre

Posted: November 24, 2014 in Kenya News

Somali insurgent grouo Al-Shabaab attacked the compound of Mandera county governor Ali Ibrahim Roba with Rocket Propelled Grenades on Sunday night, Witnesses and Officials told Newsday 24/7.

The armed militia were 2 KMs away from the Governor’s compound when they fired Dozen RPGs.

An official from the Mandera county government on condition of anonymity told Newsday 24/7 security organs were aware of the gunmen during the day but didn’t want to intervene them.

The official added that there was no casualties from the attack, he however talked of extensive building damages to the Governor’s Estate.

The attack comes a day after the same gunmen ambushed a Nairobi-bound bus from Mandera killing 28 of its occupants.

Most of those killed were teachers as well as doctors and two policemen among the dead.

in response to the attack, Deputy President William Ruto said the Kenya Defense Forces carried out airstrikes on what they say were Al-Shabbaab camps near the Somali bordee claiming upto 100 fighters were killed.


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