Picture: The body of the deceased boy arrives at Marsabit Referral Mortuary ready for postmortem.

13 Years Old boy was killed while grazing the herd in Songa, Marsabit County.

The four boys were attacked by unknown assailants today in the morning at around 9am.

Picture:Residents of Badassa gathered in Badassa Dispensary where the injured school boy was first admitted for medical attention.

Among the four victims one sustains serious injuries and he was rushed to Marsabit County referral for medical attention.

According to the witness Peter Gudere(Boda Boda Rider) who ferried the injured boy to Badassa Dispensary before relocated to Marsabit Refferal Hospital said that the deceased child was brutally murdered.

“One of the kids had already been slaughtered before I got to the scene. The attackers fled and I alerted the chief as I took the injeured to the dispensary,” said Mr Gudere.

Kargi MCA Issa Gambare said the assailants bruttally killed Innocent and school going and he urged the security agents to intensify their operation in the area to arrest the attackers. 

“Four the last for years no death reported between rendille and Borana border living in Marsabit Mountain, I believe the attack is politically instigated” Says Issa Gambare.

111 goats were recovered in the area as the police and KPR officer are pursuing the attackers.

Hundreds of lives have been lost through tribal animosity between communities living in Marsabit Mountain since 1992 according to the residents testimonies.