Kenyans' reactions after the latest Al-Shabaab attack

The year 2020 brought with it mixed reactions around the world. Photo Courtesy.

The year 2020 brought with it mixed reactions around the world, especially in Kenya.

From losing another prominent personality to cancer to rampant Al -Shabaab attacks, Kenyans are furious and emotions are running high 13 days into the new year.

On Thursday, January 2, 2020, three people were killed in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack targeting a bus near Kenya’s coastal town of Lamu.

The terror group acted again on January 5, attacking the  Manda Bay military base, and killing one soldier and two Department of Defence Contractors.

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Barely a week later, on January 10, a police post in Mandera was attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen who also tried to destroy a communication mast.

This morning, three non-local teachers were killed in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack in Kamuthe area, Garissa County.

The group targeted a communication mast and police post in the 1am attack. The Garissa County Director of Education, Mr. Khalif Isack disclosed that the three teachers were butchered by the militants at 1.30am local time.

This terror attack prompted Kenyans to voice their strong opinions on Twitter earlier today, while some calling for politicians to wake up and focus on the nation's security.

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