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2 Kenyans ferrying miraa to Garissa kidnapped by suspected al-Shabaab militants

Police say the duo was ferrying miraa to Liboi but on reaching Wardeglo Dam, they were hijacked and are believed to have been taken to Somalia.

by Tuko.co.ke Dec 27th 2019 · 1 min read
2 Kenyans ferrying miraa to Garissa kidnapped by suspected al-Shabaab militants

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- A vehicle transporting miraa to Liboi was hijacked on Thursday- According to police, it was last seen along Kenya-Somalia border- Efforts by police to trace the vehicle and its two occupants are ongoing- This comes as security agencies continue to look for two Cuban doctors who were abducted by suspected al-Shabaab fighters and taken to SomaliaPolice in Garissa have launched a search for two people believed to have been hijacked to Somalia by suspected al-Shabaab militants.The two, Abdulahi Isaack Harun and Abdi Hassan Ilkaase were attacked on Thursday, December 26, at around 7am.READ ALSO: China has more wealthier people than US for the first time, new report showsA vehicle transporting miraa to Liboi was hijacked on Thursday. Photo: UGC.Source: UGCREAD ALSO: Raila: Kanisa linahitaji maombi ili kujikomboa na kuvua ngozi ya ufisadiPolice say the duo was ferrying miraa to Liboi but on reaching Wardeglo Dam, they were waylaid by the assailants and are believed to have been taken to Somalia."It was reported by two Liboi elders at around 7am that a land cruiser ferrying miraa to Liboi was hijacked within Wardeglo Dam with two occupant onboard. The vehicle was last spotted around Osman Baret between Abdisugow junction to Gubahadhe Somalia border at around 8.30am," police said.READ ALSO: Kisumu residents left homeless after heavy rainfall hits lakeside townThis comes barely two weeks after suspected al-Shabaab militia attacked a Garissa bound bus and killed at least 10 people among them, six police officers.Earlier, Tuko.co.ke had reported a case where two Cuban doctors were kidnapped in Mandera, by suspected al-Shabaab fighters and taken to Somalia.The kidnappers demanded at least KSh 150 million ransom.Latest reports by Cuban Council of Ministers say the two, Assel Herrera and Landy Rodrigues are still alive and in good health.READ ALSO: Raila Odinga's daughter Rosemary regains sight after two yearsThe outlawed group has remained a thorn in the flesh of Kenyans. They have over the recent past unleashed horror and terror on citizens and also security officers. People residing near the Kenya-Somalia border bear the biggest blow.Story by Enock Ndayala, TUKO.co.ke correspondent Do you have a groundbreaking story you would like us to publish? Please reach us through news@tuko.co.ke or WhatsApp: 0732482690. Contact Tuko.co.ke instantly.Grand father from heaven | Tuko TV.Subscribe to watch new videos

last updated: 2019-12-27@08:12