Kenya police: 2 dead in extremist attack on a police convoy, the 3rd in 5 days

December 17, 2015 11:45 AM

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NAIROBI, Kenya – A Kenyan police official says members of an extremist group attacked a police convoy escorting goods and shot dead two people, including a police officer, in the coastal Lamu County.

Police spokesman Charles Owino said Thursday al-Shabab militants attacked the convoy on the Mpeketoni-Lamu road late Wednesday burning vehicles and driving another police vehicle to Somalia.

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