Three killed in fresh attacks in Kapedo

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Tension remains high in Kasarani Lomelo Napeitom ward, at the Baringo- Turkana border following the attack - File Photo

Three people have been killed and 15 others injured following renewed attacks in Kapedo along the Baringo-Turkana border.

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A police officer was among those who were killed during the latest attack believed to have been carried out by heavily armed bandits.

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Tension remains high in Kasarani Lomelo Napeitom ward, at the Baringo- Turkana border following the attack.

An unknown number of bandits are said to have waylaid a truck carrying construction workers spraying it with bullets, killing a police officer and the driver on the spot.

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There was an exchange of fire between the attackers and security officers for more than 4 hours before the officers rushed the injured to hospital in Nakuru.

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Bodies of the three were taken to Baringo county referral hospital morgue.

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Although the motive behind the attack is yet to be established a contingent of security officers have been deployed to the area.

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