The Garre and Degodia have been fighting over control of resources.

At least ten people have been confirmed dead and several injured in inter-clan clashes in Mandera County.

The attacks occurred on different dates this week between the Kenya-Ethiopia border leading to loss of lives. 

The clashes later spilled over on the Kenyan side, at Banisa of Mandera county.

In an effort to restore peace in the area to deter more killings Mandera Governor Mohamed Adan khalif held engagements with stakeholders from the Garre and Degodia communities and peace rallies in Banisa town.

The county boss called for peaceful co-existence among the different clan members, terming the attacks unfortunate.

The governor also said elders from two warring clans have agreed to settle the dust and restore normalcy in the area.

Mandera Senator Ali Ibrahim Roba   has urged the communities in the area to desist from turning criminal killings into clannism.

Leaders from the region urged security agencies to take action against anyone who disturbs normalcy within the people.

Deputy County Commissioner, David Munyao urged the locals from both communities to make use of the security and work together in restoring peace in the area.

He further urged the locals to give timely information to security agents.

The Garre and Degodia have been fighting over control of resources within the county since devolution.

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