The government has been urged to change its strategy in the war against Al-Shabaab following increased attacks in North Eastern.

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Dadaab MP Mohamed Dahiye who condemned Saturday's attack in Garissa said more needs to be done to prevent the terror attacks.

Speaking to journalists on Sunday in Garissa, Dahiye said our officers should change their tact and do more foot patrols.

The MP was reacting to Saturday’s incident where 11 General Service Unit (GSU) officers were killed in Liboi, Garissa County.

The officers who are based at Harehare GSU Camp were on patrol when their Toyota Land Cruiser ran over an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by suspected Al-Shabaab militants.

Dahiye said the militants are known to renew their attacks in the region during rainy seasons, adding that the government needs to change tact and allow the officers to do more foot patrols in order to counter their plans.

The MP while sending his message of condolence to the family of the officers urged other officers to continue in the fight against the terror group.

“We stand with the families of those who lost their lives. We are also asking other officers deployed in other parts not to be discouraged by this act,” said Dahiye as quoted by the Standard.

The MP further urged the government to build roads in the region saying that Al-Shabaab militants took advantage of the poor condition of roads to plant the IEDs.