NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 12 – Two Cuban doctors have been abducted by suspected Al Shabaab militants in Mandera
and a police officer killed during the incident
The police officer is attached to guard them and was shot dead by the militants who drove off with the medics, raising fresh security concerns in the region that borders troubled Somalia.
Local authorities say they believe the abductors are still within the border with the medics and have launched a search using police and the military.
Al Shabaab terrorists are notorious for targeting foreigners at border towns, having taken off with an Italian aid worker from Lamu who is yet to be found.