At least three people were killed early Sunday when an unknown number of raiders armed with rifles struck Forole area in Marsabit North sub-county.
Marsabit County Police Commander Steve Oloo said the attackers believed to be from a neighbouring country also left six others with serious gunshot wounds.
Preliminary investigations indicated that the attackers also took away an unknown number of goats and sheep.
The trio killed were children of thirteen years and below.
Oloo said that a contingent of security officers has been deployed to track down the criminals and that the security apparatus has been put on high alert following the incident.
By Sebastian Miriti