COMMOTION AS MILITANTS ATTACK PRIMARY SCHOOL, KILL THREE TEACHERS IN BROAD DAYLIGHT__Coastal Times

According to report, three teachers were killed near Kenya’s border with Somalia in a suspected attack by al Shabaab militants in broad daylight early on Monday, police said, in what appeared to be the latest in a string of assaults by the group in Kenya since the New Year.

A child was also wounded by a stray bullet when the militants attacked Kamuthe primary school, in Garissa County, a police report seen by Reuters said.

The militants also burned down a nearby police station and destroyed a telecommunications mast in the attack in the early hours of Monday, the report said.

Al Shabaab has targeted Kenya in frequent attacks, part of a retaliation campaign against the country for sending troops into Somalia in 2011 after a series of cross-border raids and kidnappings.

But the group has stepped up the pace of its attacks in Kenya since the New Year.

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