Mombasa Raha bus number KCH 141Z heading to Lamu from Mombasa was attacked by suspect Al Shabaab militants, at Nyangoro just past Gamba before Witu at around 1230 hours.
Three passengers were Killed and three others were injured.
The militants fled as soon as they started the attack as Border Patrol Police Unit move with speed and repulses the attack.
The Police risked their lives as their vehicle was missed by a RPG.
The injured were rushed to Garsen and Witu Dispensaries
Speaking to one of media houses,
Lamu County Commissioner Mr. Irungu Macharia Confirmed the incident, he said ” I have heard of such an incident but I am heading to the scene…. I am also liaising with with officers on the ground. Details on injuries, casualties or the bus company are yet to be established but I’ll give details soonest,”
The area had previously witnessed militias attacks. Mult agency team are combing up the area,
More to follow