Woman among four gang members gunned down in Nairobi
07 July 2015, 13:43
Nairobi - A woman was among four thugs shot dead by police in a botched robbery attempt in Nairobi's Kayole area.
The woman was in a group of 5 thugs who had attempted to attack a shop at around 5 AM Tuesday morning but were tailed by police officers.
A shoot-out ensued and the four were killed.
The fifth, a notorious gun hand escaped after holding off police with an AK-47 rifle, Kayole OCPD Ali Nuno told News24.
" Three pistols were recovered as well as a home-made gun, Nuno said.
" We are tailing the fifth one, who from the manner in which he fought off police with the AK-47 is experienced and a good gunman. We are confident we will catch up with him," he added.
The gang is believed to have been behind a number of robberies in the area in the last 6 months.
The killings come a week after a senior police officer was gunned down by thugs in the same area, an act which police said would be avenged.
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