3 herders killed by KDF in Mandera
KDF soldiers murdered 3 herders in Kutulo area in what residents are terming a huge injustice and use of force on innocent population. The herders Siyaad Ibrahim Hassan, Ali Ibrahim Hassan and Saddam Maalim were taking care of the herds when the officers gunned them down. The incident which is the second one after one that took the life of 9 herders in 2015.
The residents have accused the Military of extrajudicial killings, forced disapperances and murder since the KDF were deployed to Somalia in the “Linda Nchi Operation.” Speaking exclusively to NFD Dispatch an elder who sought anonymity said they demand an immediate probe and arrest of the culprits. Human Rights Watch groups have so far documented 148 cases of enforced disappearance the largest ever in the region.