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Lamu: IED attack leaves eight KDF officers dead

Eight officers from the KDF Special Forces lost their lives on Tuesday after the vehicle they were travelling in set off an improvised explosive device at Bodhei area along the border of Lamu and Garissa counties.

Reports indicate that the incident occurred when the officers, who all died on the spot, were patrolling the area.

The bodies of the deceased officers have since been recovered but their identities have yet to be established owing to the magnitude of the explosion which reportedly damaged their bodies beyond recognition.