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06 Jul 2020 | 01:11 AM UTC

Kenya: Two die in inter-communal clashes along the border of Makueni and Kajiado counties July 4

Kenya News Alert

At least two killed and three others injured in inter-communal clashes on the border between Makueni and Kajiado counties on July 4; further clashes possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/6/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/8/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Nairobi). COUNTRY/REGION Makueni county, Kajiado county

Event

At least two people were killed and three others injured during inter-communal clashes on the border between Makueni and Kajiado counties on Saturday, July 4. Members of the Moran community armed with spears reportedly attacked the Makueni community in Mikululo over a long-running feud over cattle and land. The assailants also burned down shelters in the attack.

Further clashes between the communities are possible in the area over the near term.

Advice

Individuals in Makueni and Kajiado counties are advised to monitor developments, avoid the area, anticipate a heightened security presence and associated disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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