A suspected terrorist attempted to fire at soldiers manning the Garissa garisson causing an exchange of fire with the soldiers.
The gunshot echoed the area near the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) military camp in Garissa, Garissa County , NEP Kenya.
Army officers were raised and took positions after the suspect attempted to escape.
Army personel arrested the suspect who is now being held at the army barracks holding cells.
Earlier reports by media on social media hinted of a terror attack targeting the military base though they were false reports.
Kenya is on high alert and continues to conduct operations against terrorists from neighboring Somalia.