April 30, 2024
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Human rights Organization based in northern Kenya condemn Elwak attack

NAIROBI– Northern Advocacy Organization, a human rights-based organization committed to defending, protecting, and upholding human rights, has condemned the suspected Al-Shabab attack in El Wak, Mandera South Constituency. In a statement seen by Frontier Online, the organization is calling upon the government to exert extra efforts similar to those deployed in dealing with bandits in... Read More

NAIROBI– Northern Advocacy Organization, a human rights-based organization committed to defending, protecting, and upholding human rights, has condemned the suspected Al-Shabab attack in El Wak, Mandera South Constituency.

In a statement seen by Frontier Online, the organization is calling upon the government to exert extra efforts similar to those deployed in dealing with bandits in the North Rift.

“We strongly condemn the horrendous and callous act of aggression against innocent civilians going about their business. It’s unfortunate that the government that has the mandate to protect the lives and property of Kenyans as enshrined in the constitution of Kenya has failed ,despite the fact that this incidents recurring time and again” reads the statement.

They also called upon the residents of northern Kenya to continue living peacefully with their fellow Kenyans and reject the dreadful ideology of the terrorist group.

Similarly county leaders led by Mandera Governor Mohamed Adan Khalif , Senator Ali Roba and area member of parliament Abdul Haro have all condemned the attack.

The bomb was laden on a donkey cart when it went off killing the six, witnesses and police said.

This is the second such blast to happen using a donkey cart.

But other locals suspect the bomb was detonated by a person who was near there.

The incident happened Monday, April 29 morning opposite a local Administration Police camp.

The victims, according to witnesses are ten non locals and three local ones.

They include seven Kenyans (non-locals) three Ethiopians and three locals including two taxi drivers.

The targeted premise houses non-locals include teachers, nurses and police officers.

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