Gang attacks, kills two with axes in Nairobi
05 March 2016, 17:57
Nairobi - A gang attacked and killed two people using axes in Nairobi's Umoja estate.
The incident took place Friday after the gang of 6 waylaid the men while it was committing a robbery at an MPesa shop in the area.
Police told News24 that the men who died were hacked using the axes and bled to death at the scene.
The motive of the killings is yet to be known.
" Two men have died in Umoja estate. They were attacked by a gang of 6 and robbed of their belongings before they were killed in cold blood," Nairobi Police chief Japheth Koome told News24.
A watchman who saw the incident from a distance alerted Police at a nearby post but by the time the arrived the gang had already left.
Koome said that Police were pursuing the thugs.
" We are after them and the law will take its course for the loss of innocent lives," he added.
The bodies were taken to the Nairobi City Mortuary.
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