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3 injured as lorry runs over IED in Sankuri, Lamu County

Three people have been seriously injured after a lorry they were travelling ran over an improvised explosive device in Lamu County in Kenya on Saturday.

Linda Boni Operation director Joseph Kanyiri said the lorry hit the IED suspected to have been planted by Al-Shabaab militants near Sankuri on Kiunga-Hindi Road.

Mr Kanyiri said the victims were first taken to Kiunga dispensary for first-aid treatment and will be flown to King Fahad County Hospital in Lamu town.

The injured victims are the lorry’s two drivers and their assistant.

The three were ferrying goods from Kiunga to Hindi town.