Nairobi - Kenyan authorities say militants from the same
extremist group that took over a Nairobi mall have attacked a security post
near the Somali border, killing two police officers.
The attack early on Thursday was the second by al-Shabaab
militants following the bloody four-day standoff at the Westgate Mall that
ended Tuesday in which at least 67 people were killed.
Al-Shabaab threatened in a message late on Wednesday that if
Kenyan troops remain in Somalia, Kenyans must "be prepared for an
abundance of blood".
Regional police chief Charlton Mureithi says the militants'
attack in the town of Mandera also resulted in three police officers injured
and 11 vehicles destroyed.
Wednesday night, militants attacked the border town of
Wajir. One person was killed and four wounded after a gunman opened fire and