Suspected Al-Shabaab militants are reported to have attacked a village in Mandera on Sunday morning.
Al-Shabaab attack village in Mandera
They attacked on Sunday morning
Reports say that heavily armed men suspected to be from the Militia group raided Hareri Hosle village near Mandera town.
According to a Mandera based journalist, the militants raided a food store in the town and also made away with weapons belonging to two police reservists.
"There was a raid conducted by suspected Al Shabaab militia, they also raided a food store in town and made away with weapons and ammunition from officers stationed in the area," he said.
Voice of Africa journalist Harun Maruf, in a tweet said that Mandera residents had reported heavy gunfire following the morning raid by the militia group.
"Al-Shabaab militants have launched an attack on the village of Xariiro Hoofle (possible I misspelled location), near Mandera town in the early hours of Sunday. Local residents have reported a heavy gunfire. Still trying to get more information about casualties," tweeted Maruf.
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