Two vehicles burnt following Al Shabaab attack in Lamu

Two vehicles burnt following Al Shabaab attack in Lamu

Two road construction vehicles were on Sunday burnt following an attack by suspected Al Shabaab militants at Milihoi on the Lamu-Garsen road.

Confirming the incident, Lamu Police Commissioner Irungu Macharia said the police engaged the militants in a gun battle before they (militants) eventually fled through the forest.

Macharia added that the militants attempted to invade a police camp situated adjacent to an establishment belonging to a road construction company.

The police boss further added that there were, however, no casualties from the incident.