The National Police Service has clarified there were no casualties in a suspected Al Shabaab attack on police escorting Mandera bound PSV buses on Monday, 6th November, 2017.
In a statement on November 8, NPS said the attack in Dabacity area of Mandera County saw police overpower the attackers who then fled to Somalia.
“A fierce exchange of fire ensued and the Police managed to overpower the attackers who fled to Somalia. No passenger was injured nor any Police officer” clarified the statement.
NPS dismissed as false and misleading reports in a section of the media to the effect that there were injuries and cautioned media houses or individuals from reporting sensational reports that have not been verified or confirmed.