Uncertainty and tension rises along West Pokot and Marakwet border.

A hut in Kamelei that was torched during clashes on the border of West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet counties, February 2, 2018. PHOTO|COURTESY

Leaders and residents have called on the government to disarm people in possession of illegal firearms and conduct an operation to flush out bandits wreaking havoc and destabilizing peace along the West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet border.

There is still uncertainty along the border of the two Counties as residents flee the area fearing for their lives.

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This coming only two days after fresh attacks where one person was gunned down and another one seriously injured by suspected bandits from Elgeyo Marakwet County in a retaliatory attack on Monday.

This being the second attack in a span of one month with  more than 80 cows stolen.

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