30 Kenyan Police Killed By Cattle Rustlers

Category: World / Nov 12, 2012 1:24PM EDT
At least 30 Kenyan police officers were killed when cattle rustlers ambushed them in the remote northern county of Samburu, in Kenya. Local media reports put the death toll of security officers at 30, with several wounded. The number of civilian casualties is still unknown. The two communities frequently raid cattle from each other and fight over grazing land and watering points. In September, dozens of villagers were killed by armed raiders in the coastal county of Tana River, creating security concerns ahead of a presidential election scheduled for March next year.