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Three suspected al-Shabab militants have been killed after they attacked a police camp in Kenya’s japanese County of Garissa, near the border with Somalia, police say.

Different fighters had been repulsed by safety officers, a press release mentioned.

At the very least eight Kenyan law enforcement officials had been killed in an al-Shabab bomb assault final week in north-eastern Wajir County.

The militants have been making an attempt to overthrow the Somali authorities.

The al-Qaeda-linked group has carried out assaults and kidnappings in Kenya, vowing retribution for the nation’s involvement with Amisom – a 20,000-strong African Union drive serving to to help the federal government in Somalia.

The Friday evening assault occurred in Yumbis Border Patrol unit camp in Fafi sub-county, however safety officers didn’t endure any casualties, police mentioned.

The militants broken a cell phone mast, reducing off communication within the space, native newspaper The Star reviews.

A staff of safety forces was pursuing the surviving assailants, police mentioned.