Alshabaab members raid a police station

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Gunmen believed to be Al-Shabaab members raided a police station in Wajir County and killed two of their detained colleagues. They also injured three police officers and caused massive destruction in the area.

Witnesses and police said the gunmen attacked Dadajabula Police Station at about 8 pm. The gang is said to have used rocket-propelled grenades in the attack scaring officers on duty.

Police called for reinforcement but by the time the team arrived, the gang had already killed the two people and left.

North Eastern regional police commander Paul Soi said they were planning to interrogate the suspects who had been at the station for a couple of hours.

“It seems they were high value suspects. They were pulled from the cells and killed,” said a local offical