Bomb attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants knocks out power to areas of Lamu county  
Occurred in Lamu, Kenya on August 7, 2017, at 5:00 AM
Reported by anonymous via Internet on August 8, 2017, at 1:05 AM in Witu, Kenya
Also heard by 20 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of high priority – here's why:
Electricity was restored on Monday evening in Lamu County after sabotage by suspected Islamic extremists knocked out power to an estimated 100 000 people.

http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/power-restored-to-lamu-county-after-sabotage-20170808
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This heatmap depicts the spread of rumours over time. Hotter areas of the map denote earlier sightings, while cooler areas indicate delayed dispersion.

Location Reported by Via Date
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 8-Aug-2017 @ 1:05 AM
Mpeketoni, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 7:35 AM
Lamu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 5:55 AM
Nyangoro, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 5:15 AM
Nyangoro, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 4:45 AM
Mpeketoni, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 4:15 AM
Mpeketoni, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 4:15 AM
Nyangoro, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 4:05 AM
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 4:00 AM
Nyangoro, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 3:55 AM
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 3:40 AM
Gamba, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 3:40 AM
Lamu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 3:40 AM
Kipini, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 3:30 AM
Gamba, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 3:25 AM
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 2:30 AM
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 2:30 AM
Lamu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 2:25 AM
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 2:25 AM
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 1:55 AM
Witu, Kenya anonymous Internet 7-Aug-2017 @ 1:05 AM
DrewBoyd
August 8, 2017 | 10:37 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR Reports of burning vehicles coming in from With around the same time as reports of shooting

DrewBoyd
August 8, 2017 | 10:36 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR Reports near Witu of shooting around 2:25AM