Al-Shabaab has launched an attack in the Milihoi area  
Occurred in Milihoi, Kenya on July 26, 2018, at 11:30 AM
Reported by anonymous via SMS on July 27, 2018, at 3:00 PM in Hindi, Kenya
Also heard by 2 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of high priority – here's why:
A group of police officers while travelling to Mpeketoni from Lamu law courts were ambushed by suspected al-Shabaab militia near Milihoi area. An exchange of fire ensued leading to the death of two police officers while others escaped with gunshot wounds. The police vehicle they were travelling in was also set ablaze by the militia group that later disappeared into Boni Forest.

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Location Reported by Via Date
Hindi, Kenya anonymous SMS 27-Jul-2018 @ 3:00 PM
Garsen, Kenya anonymous Voice / telephone 27-Jul-2018 @ 8:50 AM
Mikomani, Kenya anonymous SMS 26-Jul-2018 @ 7:05 PM

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