An IED attack in Lamu on Tuesday has claimed the lives of 8 KDF Officers. The vehicle they were travelling in set off an improvised explosive device at Bodhei area along the border of Lamu and Garissa counties.
Reports indicate that the incident occurred when the officers, who all died on the spot, were patrolling the area.
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The bodies of the deceased officers have since been recovered but their identities have yet to be established owing to the magnitude of the explosion which reportedly damaged their bodies beyond recognition.
Military personnel responded swiftly by processing the scene of the incident. They have conducted thorough investigations and assessments to gather crucial evidence and information related to the attack.
Security measures have been bolstered in the area to enhance the safety of the civilians.