Two security officers have been while seven were seriously injured after their vehicle ran over a homemade bomb in Khorof Kharar, Wajir County. The Special Forces (SF) officers were on a routine patrol on Friday when the incident happened.
Wajir County Police Commander Thomas Ngeywa said that the incident happened around 4 pm. “I can confirm that our officers who were on a routine patrol were seriously injured after the vehicle they were travelling in hit an IED that had been planted along the route,” said Mr Ngeywa.
This incident comes barely five days after security officers who were on a routine foot patrol in Kutulo escaped unhurt after a homemade bomb that had been planted along Tarbaj-Kutulo road exploded.