Alshabab militia Wednesday destroyed a Safaricom mast in Hulugho sub county, Garissa county.
Inspector General of police Hillary Mutyambai confirmed the incident but could not give more details as communication was not available.
Passengers who travelled by Kilas Bus Express said that the Safaricom mast was destroyed at 1am after the three Kenya police reservist ran out of bullets.
Kenya Defense Force and multi-agency forces operating in Hulugho sub county were just 6km from the mast.
Ijara Member of Parliament Sophia Abdi Noir who was there two days ago called on the residents to cooperate with security apparatus operating in Hulugho sub county.
“However, the multi-agency security operator must guard government installation and institutions in the area,” Abdi Noir said.
By Mohamed Dahir