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Ministers differ over Garissa KDF operation

21 November 2012, 09:18

Nairobi - The Standard reports that, confusion reigned Tuesday over who allowed a section of the military to mount an operation in Garissa town on Monday after three of their colleagues were gunned down.

With allegations of high handedness against the soldiers mounting, Minister of State for Defence Yusuf Haji quickly distanced himself from the chaos, saying he did not know who sanctioned the operation by KDF in the town.

Residents of Garissa who accused the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) of brutality engaged in violent clashes with police Tuesday, leading to the death of at least one person.

- For more details visit the Standard

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