Nairobi - Thirteen Kenyan police are missing following an overnight ambush by suspected Shabaab militants in the northeast of the country close to the border with Somalia, a police spokesperson said on Tuesday.
"There was an ambush on officers who were on patrol and as a result, 13 officers are missing," police spokesperson George Kinoti said. "Two others sustained injuries and have been taken to hospital."
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Local officials said more than 10 officers may have been killed in Monday night's ambush, while Kenyan media reported the number of dead could be as high as 20.