A medical worker attends to a crying woman in Nairobi. File photo/AFP
Al Shabab extremists killed three people in an attack in eastern Kenya, police said on Monday.
The militants from neighbouring Somalia attacked Kamuthe centre in Garissa county, setting fire to a police post and attempting to destroy a telecommunication mast, police said in a report seen by the media.
Three non-Muslim teachers were killed and one teacher was abducted, the report said. They spared the life of a female nurse due to her gender, it added.
Al-Shabab has vowed retribution on Kenya for its troops being present in Somalia since 2011 to fight the militants. The group has carried out numerous attacks on Kenya, killing hundreds.
Earlier this month, the Al Qaeda-linked group attacked a military base used by Kenyan and US forces, killing three Americans and destroying aircraft and other machinery.
Deputy county commissioner Kibet Bowen said on Tuesday the gunmen targeted police officers at a roadblock near the village of Saretho. Police killed two of the suspected extremists, he said.
Thailand's three southernmost provinces have been in the grip of a simmering 15-year conflict that has killed more than 7,000 people, the majority civilians, as Malay- militants fight for more autonomy from the Thai state.
Unidentified assailants killed 38 soldiers during the Sept. 30 attacks, among the heaviest losses for Mali's army this year as it struggles to repel increasingly brazen raids by militant groups, some with links to Al Qaeda and Daesh.
The Arab League said it would convene an urgent meeting on Saturday in response to Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.
A colossal, head-on collision between Jupiter and a still-forming planet in the early solar system, about 4.5 billion years ago, has left Jupiter's core less dense and more extended that expected, say researchers.
A visiting official of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) said all public and private hospitals around the world should always look for and apply ways and means to smoothly initiate the completion of “routinary” medical tasks alongside any unexpected situations.