KENYA, JUNE 23, 2017 – Police said attackers shot and killed three people in a raid on a commercial bank in northeast Kenya on Friday.
Police commander Charles Chacha said that the civilians and a police officer died in the attack in Mandera County.
“There were five armed gangsters. When they arrived at the bank, they shot the officer at the door, and the police managed to shoot one of the criminals, but …they escaped,” Chacha told Reuters by phone.
In another development, the Kenya Red Cross also said an improvised explosive device had also been detonated on a road in the same town but no injuries had been reported.