Kenyan Tana River Violence Continues

11 killed just weeks after massacre of 53 people


Eleven people were killed in renewed clashes in Tana River on Thursday night, barely two weeks after 53 others were massacred in the area.

Police and the Kenya Red Cross said the attacks occurred at Tarasaa where houses were burnt, in what is believed to be retaliatory attacks by the Orma people against the Pokomos.

"Fresh attacks in Tarasaa last (Thursday) night, 11 killed and 10 injured, 300 cattle and 400 goats missing," the Kenya Red Cross said on its Twitter handle.