A Kenyan soldier has died after a military truck patroling along the Kenyan border at Mandera border post stambled upon an improvised explosive. The soldier was in the company of thirteen others when the incident happened on Thursday evening. The soldier died instantly while five of his colleagues were seriously wounded at taken to Garisa district hospital. This comes after Tuesday's incident where two police officers at Liboi border pst were shot and badly wounded.
This attacks are attributed to the Al Shabaab militia who are carrying out retaliatory attacks on Kenyan soil after the Kenyan defence forces invaded their hide outs in Somalia more than a month ago.