The Inspector General of Police, Hillary Mutyambai Tuesday visited the officers who survived the explosion in Wajir, at a Nairobi hospital.
The officers were injured after the land cruiser they were traveling in ran over an Improvised Explosive Device.
According to Wajir County Commissioner Loyford Kibaara seven officers succumbed whereas only two survived. The officers were on a routine patrol when the incident happened.
“Also admitted in the same hospital are (two) officers who were injured on 12/06/2019 after suspected bandits shot at them on their way from Lokori at Kaleso area in Turkana East Sub-County,” the National Police Service said.