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Coast Region: Al-Shabaab Spray Car Carrying Five Court Officials With Bullets

Court officials are feared to have been killed after their vehicle was ambushed by armed suspected Al-Shabaab militants.

The officials were ambushed while at Lango la Simba on Lamu-Witu-Garsen road in Lamu County

Nation reported that Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata has confirmed the attack.

The publication reported that the Toyota Land Cruiser that the court officials were using had at least five occupants

The specific jobs of the court officials were not immediately revealed.

It is not clear whether all the five court officials have died or survived the attack

"SUSPECTED AL-SHABAAB militants spray a vehicle ferrying 5 court officials with bullets at Lango la Simba on Lamu-Witu-Garsen road, Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata confirms," read an update from the publication

The attack is happening just a few days after another deadly attack claimed the lives of four police officers from the General Service Unit (GSU).

The attackers used RPG to blow off the officer's vehicle.

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Al-Shabaab Coast Region John Elungata Lamu-Witu-Garsen Lango la Simba

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