A NPS Helicopter crashed this morning at Kaithe Kithoka area in Meru County. The helicopter was conveying 4 Eastern Region Security Intelligence Committee members ( total 6 on board) from Embu for a reconciliatory meeting to calm the conflict between the Borana and Degodia at Sololo.
Another helicopter had passed by Garissa to pick the North Eastern security team so they could link-up at Sololo. The second helicopter is currently heading to the crash site. No deaths reported so far but one is reported to be more serious and the injured have been taken to Meru General Hospital. It’s reported that a request has been made to DHQ leadership to assist in airlifting of the injured to Nairobi.