Three fishermen slaughtered by suspected Alshabaab militants in Lamu


Lamu,KENYA:Suspected  Alshabaab  militants in Lamu slaughtered  three fishermen Friday morning .

The three bodies according to eyewitnesses were recovered by good samaritans in Chakako area near Gamba  police station.

“Witu teams were joined by KDF and NIS from Gamba are accessing the situation,”reads police the statement.

The three killed according to police sources are non locals.

The fishermen who talked to police in Moa village  said their colleagues were killed by suspected Alshabab who later escaped to Somalia through the Indian ocean waters.

KDF and police have been deployed to pursue the suspected militants said to be between 15 and 20.

The attack came before a peace walk was held in Lamu calling for peace during the elections.