Bandits have continued to terrorize the residents in North rift, especially the regions around Baringo and Turkana counties. An attack carried out today in Chesunguch, Kakiteitei and Tot villages have sunk the efforts conducted by the police in restoring peace through public Barazas, ground patrols and air surveillance.
According to the information shared by a reliable source of information, the armed bandits raided Kakiteitei, Tot and Chesunguch and drove more than 300 goats leaving household's in cry of relief aid.
News from the Turkana based online reporter indicate that, the bandits were heavily armed and were of Pokot origin. The attacked regions are in Turkana East constituency. The attacks were characterized by heavy gunshots which rented the air in all directions.
A huge number of police have since midday been deployed in the region to defend locals against a similar incident.
One elder identified as Mzee Kaling'a from Tot was reported dead while others locals were injured. Those injured are currently receiving treatment in a local health center.
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