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06 Jan 2020 | 03:22 PM UTC

Kenya: Break-in attempt at British Army base in Nanyuki January 5

Kenya News Alert

Police arrest three over attempted break-in at British army base in Nanyuki January 5; heightened security measures likely in the area over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/6/2020, 12:00 AM until 1/7/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Nairobi). COUNTRY/REGION Kenya, Nanyuki

Event

According to police sources, as of Monday, January 6, three men are being detained over terrorist charges following a failed break-in at the British Army Training Unit in Kenya (BATUK) facility, located in Nanyuki (Laikipia County), on Sunday, January 5. The motive of the suspects remains unclear.

Similar incidents are possible in the Nanyuki area over the near term.

Advice

Individuals in the Nanyuki area are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments. Due to various security concerns, many Western governments advise against travel to a number of regions in Kenya.

 

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