NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Two police reservists were among five
people who were killed by bandits during an attack in the
northwestern Kenyan county of Baringo.
Police said the
bandits also stole livestock during the Thursday morning
Two other people who were injured are recuperating at a local
hospital as tension escalated in the volatile region.
Edward Mwamburi, the Rift Valley regional police commander,
said a team of security officers has been deployed to the
He added security forces were pursuing the armed bandits with
the aim of arresting them and recovering the stolen livestock.
Cattle rustling continues to persist in the area despite
various government interventions.