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A Kenyan regional official has informed that six people have been killed when gunmen sprayed two buses with bullets on Friday in Kenya’s Mandera county on the border with Somalia, a regional official said.

Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told Reuters the attack happened at 9:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) as the buses were traveling to Mandera town from the capital Nairobi.

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“So far we are talking of six dead,” he said, noting that the attack had happened on the road between Wargadud and Elwak.

The United States on Thursday warned its citizens against traveling to areas near the border with Somalia because of threats from Somali militant group al Shabaab.

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