Security agencies scale up vigilance ahead of Easter


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By Brenda Kiprono

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The country is on a high security alert as the government cautions Kenyans to remain extra vigilant during the Easter holidays.

Following the recent wave of terror attacks cross the world, Inspector general of police Joseph Boinnet has warned terrorists may stage attacks in the country during the long weekend.

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Boinnet says the National Police with other security agencies have increased surveillance as well as conducting operations in various parts of the country such as lamu, Garissa, Wajir and Mandera in an effort to ensure the country is safe.

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Kenyans have been asked to remain vigilant and exercise extra alertness around religious establishments, social joints, bus and railway stations or any public place patronized in big numbers.

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The public has also been cautioned against circulating unconfirmed information through social media aimed at causing fear and panic.

The warning comes after Kenyan troops, part of the African Union (AU) force in Somalia, killed 34 Al-Shabaab militants and captured a middle-level commander in two operations in Somalia and the attack in Brussels.

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Kenya is set to commemorate the first anniversary of the Garissa University College attacks which took place on 2nd April 2015.

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