Blast hits Kenya army truck near Somalia border

By REUTERS
November 24, 2011 09:17

 
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NAIROBI - A blast struck a Kenyan military truck in Mandera on Thursday, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks on Kenyan security forces along the border with Somalia since the east African country sent troops across the frontier.

Leo Nyongesa, the police commander for North Eastern province told Reuters no soldiers had been killed in the incident, but some had been wounded.

Kenyan army spokesman Emmanuel Chirchir said he checking on the incident.

Local residents said security forces had sealed off the area around the blast site.

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