KENYA: 7 STUDENTS KILLED IN LOKICHOGIO SCHOOL ATTACK

NAIROBI, Seven people have been killed among them students and a watchman after an attack in Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana in a suspected revenge attack.

Four students who were seriously injured during the attack have been rushed to Lopiding Sub County Hospital for treatment with referral cases taken to Kakuma Mission Hospital.

Police officers at the scene suspect a student who had just been suspended went and gathered members of an outlawed militia and then stormed into the school.

According to the Ward Administrator Lokichogio, Obed Echip, the suspects arrived at the school at 12 am and proceeded to the girls’ dormitory where they switched off the lights and started raping the girls.

They then proceeded to the boys’ dormitory and started shooting indiscriminately.

Earlier on, the suspended student in question promised to attack the school in a retaliatory attack following a fall out between him and a fellow student.

The police arrived this morning at 5am.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK