Tensions remain high in Marsabit county as of Tuesday, December 18, following recent violent intercommunal clashes. On Sunday, December 16, at least three people were killed, including a local chief, during ethnic clashes between members of the Gabbra and Wayu communities in the town of Giresa, over water and land. Additional security forces have been deployed to the area to prevent a further escalation of violence.
Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant for signs of intercommunal unrest, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.
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