Suspected bandits in Laikipia have shot and wounded two National Police Reservists heightening tension in the region.
The two officers based at Tumaini Academy in Ngarenarok area were on routine patrol when they were attacked.
The incident happened, one kilometre from Ol moran town which has in recent weeks become the epicentre of the chaos following a series of bandit attacks and cattle rustling.
The two who were ambushed inside a maize plantation suffered gunshots wounds are receiving treatment at Ol moran health centre. Plans are underway to transfer them to another health facility for specialized treatment.