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Police Looking For Militia That Killed 5 People in Isiolo

There was a deadly attack in Isiolo County where five people were killed in what security agencis in Isiolo have termed as a revenge attack. The County Commissioner has blamed the incident on the lack of harmony between two communities whom he said have been arming themselves with illegal guns over time.

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In a press statement, he said that there shall be security and peace meetings held to calm the situation and restore peace. He said that elders will be involved in peace talks to seek a permanent solution.

The talks are aimed at reducing the tension between the two communities. He at the same time added that investigations are going on to apprehend the attackers. Chiefs in the area being accused of indirectly facilitating the insecurities.

This comes after yesterday's attack where houses were burnt by an armed group of militia. The conflict is said to have been fueled by a disputed land which the Borana and Somali communities claim ownership. Police have began investigations to arrest the murder suspects.

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