Suspected Somali militants kill five Kenyan police officers: sources

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 15, 2017 11:26 AM

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Suspected Somali Islamist militants killed five police officers in an ambush in northeastern Kenya on Tuesday, according to police sources.

The attack, in which the officers' weapons were stolen and their vehicle torched, was the latest in a string of deadly assaults on Kenyan security forces near the Somali border.

(Reporting by Katharine Houreld; editing by Mark Heinrich)