Mandera IED Explosion Targeting Kenya Police Patrol Fails

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An explosion targeting a Kenya Police Patrol was reported near the customs border area of the Kenya-Somalia border on 22nd of September 2015.

The explosion was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) or a landmine detonated by elements of the Somali Islamists Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen.

Initial intelligence assessment report the explosion targeted a police patrol vehicle, however none of the police officers onboard died.

Kenya army (KDF) cordoned the scene of the accident.

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