Tension in Marsabit has now raised especially in the Dhaba, Chorora, and Haba regions Since July 5th, there has been tension in Marsabit, Kenya. At least three persons were killed in ongoing tribal violence on Monday evening, 4 kilometers from Marsabit CBD (near Jirime Hotel) in Saku Sub County.
A primary school student was among the victims. The trio was riding a motorcycle when they were shot by unknown assailants.
Nine people have been killed so far, causing residents to evacuate.
Several homes have been burnt down properties destroyed and even schools are not operating efficiently.
Anyway according to religious leaders, politicians' battles for supremacy are blamed for the recurring ethnic confrontations in Marsabit.
Since the beginning of the year, 93 people have been killed and 2000 heads of livestock have been stolen, according to the latest figures.
Attacks on religious leaders have delayed efforts to reconcile disagreements, according to religious leaders.
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