Two police officers were Thursday killed and two others sustained serious injuries after suspected Alshabaab militants attacked them a long Lamu road at Milihoi area in Mpeketoni, Lamu county.
The militants are said to have ambushed a police convoy that was travelling from Hindi to Mahabusu area . The attackers then burnt two police vehicles before fleeing the scene. Officers of the Kenya Defense Forces responded to the attack, and helped provide medical assistance to some of those injured.
Buses that were heading to Lamu from Mombasa had to remain in Mkunumbi area after the heavy shootout.