Matatu remains after IED attack in Mandera. PHOTO|COURTSEY

Thirteen people feared dead in an IED attack along Arania-Mandera highway.

At the break of day today, a matatu hit an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) leaving 13 dead and eight more seriously injured.

Police suspect the attack was planned by Al-Shabaab militants who are known to come in from Somalia. The incident occurred eight kilometers from Mandera town.