Al-Shabab attacks police station in north-east Kenya

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Al-Shabab militants.

Nairobi-(Puntland Mirror) Al-Shabab militants has attacked a police station in north-east Kenya overnight, official said.

Kenya’s inspector general of police, Josep Boinnet confirmed the attack. “Officers put up stiff resistance and fought them off despite al-Shabaab numbering over 100 in three trucks and heavy mortar fire,” he said.

A police source who asked not to be named told AFP News Agency that the militants took more than 10,000 bullets, 13 AK-47 rifles, uniforms and other materials.

During April this year, the police station suffered a similar attack when three officers were wounded and a police vehicle taken.

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