The attack left unknown number of officers seriously injured. [Photo|Citizen Digital]
Reports indicate that a police escort car was attacked and burnt in Witu area in Lamu following an Al-Shabaab attack.
The attack left unknown number of officers seriously injured after a shoot out ensued to repulse the the militants.
A local daily reported that police engaged the attackers for close to 30 minutes before they fled to a nearby forest along Lamu-Mombasa road.
The officers were escorting motorists before the attack.