Police fought off an attempt by suspected terrorists to overrun a police station in Kutulo, Mandera County.
A group of terrorists had targeted Elram Anti Stock Theft Unit using Rocket Propelled Grenades and rifles when the officers there fought back on Saturday, December 17 night.
North Eastern police boss George Seda said no injuries were reported.
The communication mast was however slightly damaged during the attack.
Police said the attackers escaped towards the nearby Kenya-Somalia border.
This is the latest such attack to happen in the area.
Security agencies are on alert following reports the al-Shabaab terrorists are planning attacks there.
The area is near the main Kenya-Somalia border, which is usually breached by al-Shabaab terrorists who attack at will.
Terrorists have been targeting security installations in a series of incidents and destroying them. They at times throw explosives, which don’t explode.
The border region has borne the brunt of repeated attacks from the militants who are at times aided by residents.
The terrorists at times plant explosives on the routes used by security agencies and attack them.
Somalia has not had a stable government after the fall of Siad Barre in 1991.