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Kenya closes border with Somalia in Lamu

Kenya announces closure of border with Somalia

Kenya -Somalia border

Kenya has closed its border with Somalia in Lamu indefinitely.

The announcement came on Tuesday with teh government saying the decision was reached as security operations in the area intensified.

Border villages and residents have also been banned from cross-border trade.

Thiis announcement comes barely a week after Kenya banned fishing activities off the Coast near the Somalia border over security concerns.

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Lamu County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri said that all fishermen were prohibited from carrying out their activities in Ras Kamboni and any other areas past Kiunga Town, all of which lay close to the Kenya-Somalia border.

Areas close to the border have had incidents of trafficking in contraband goods, drugs and people hence the need for citizens to keep off.

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