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No Mercy For Bandits In Samburu As KDF Soldiers Changes Strategy To End Banditry

Bandits attacks has been disturbing the residents at the northern part of Rift Valley, which has been responsible for the deaths and injuries being reported. Locals have been forced to flee out of their home places and seek refuge in the neighbouring counties. Normal activities in Kerio Valley, Elgeyo Marakwet, West pokot, Baringo, Laikipia, Turkana and Samburu have been disrupted due to increasing threats by bandits.

Kenyan police, backed up by the military, are conducting an operation in the Rift Valley Region to root out bandits who are attacking communities and security forces and stealing people’s livestock.

Reports have emerged that several bandits have died in Samburu county. As reported by the Star and Citizen TV, these bandits who were on their hideouts lost their lives after KDF bombed some caves in Samburu county. According to these reports, KDF had discovered that the bandits were hiding on these caves and they decided to bomb it as they were not reachable by the soldiers.

Locals are now wondering how bandits are still attacking them despite a 30-day dusk-to-dawn curfew that Interior Ministry Secretary Kithure Kindiki imposed in five banditry-prone counties as part of the current multi-agency security operation.

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