Nairobi News


11 Administration Police officers injured in accident

Eleven Administration Police officers were on Wednesday injured, three of them seriously, after a vehicle they were travelling in lost control and rolled in Rhamu, Mandera County.

The officers were heading towards River Daua where it had been reported that a woman had been killed in fresh attacks between two warring clans.

The driver of the vehicle is said to have lost control as he tried to negotiate a sharp bend.

Mandera County Commissioner Alex Nkoyo said the officers were being accompanied to the scene by a local chief, a school headmaster and two other civilians.


Mr Nkoyo said one of the seriously injured officers suffered a broken arm, the other a broken hip while the third got back injuries.

“Nine others suffered minor injuries and have been treated and discharged and they are in stable conditions,” said Mr Nkoyo.

Mandera County Referral Hospital Manager Mohamed Abdille said one of the officers would also had head injuries would be transferred to Nairobi for specialized treatment.

Clan clashes have rocked Mandera County with the Garre and Degodia clan fighting.

Cases of clashes between the Murule and Marhani clans have also been in the area along the Kenya-Somalia border.