Kenya lost 83 people in terror attacks in 2019
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Kenya lost 83 people in 2019 as a result of terror attacks, a 20 per cent increase from 2018 when such deaths stood at 56.
This is according to a new report released by the Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (Chrips).
The data, which is derived from Chrips Terror Attacks and Arrests Observatory report, also shows that 42 security officers lost their lives as a result of direct attacks by the Al-Shabaab terrorist group.
Furthermore, 26 civilians were killed during the period under review.