Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


12 people left dead after cattle raiders attack in Northern Kenya


Twelve people, including three children, were killed when suspected Ethiopian livestock raiders attacked two settlements in northern Kenya, police said Sunday.

The attackers killed five men and injured three others when raiding about 500 cattle in the Manyatta Qoroso area of Marsabit County, which borders Ethiopia, on Saturday evening.

“Five male Gabra adults were killed and three others were seriously injured” in one small village, the police said in a statement.

READ ALSO: I won’t Beg Raila To Support Me In 2022, Says Kalonzo

A day later, the raiders attacked the nearby village of Kubi Ires Burale Fora, Gabra adults and three children between the ages of 13 and 15, including one girl, were killed, with four people injured.

the raiders also managed to steal 1,000 goats from the village in the second attack but had one of their raiders killed in the attack.

Kenyan authorities were on the hunt for the attackers by ground and air, according to the statement.

The theft of livestock  and deadly attacks to carry out the crime are common between cattle herding communities in northern Kenya, cross-border attacks are rare.


Subscribe to watch latests videos
Click to comment

You May Also Like


DP Ruto suffers a massive blow as Bomet County Assembly unanimously to pass BBI bill


(KDRTV) – Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday hosted an elderly Murang’a grandma who was caught on camera opposing the BBI report. Margaret Njambi...


(KDRTV) – Deputy President William Ruto remains sidelined as President Uhuru Kenyatta moves to form what looks like a government of national unity. Uhuru...


(KDRTV) – Celebrated media personality Betty Kyallo has hinted that she will be returning to the TV screen next month. Betty shared a picture...