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Man shot dead after attacking police officer with Panga

23 September 2014, 13:20

Nairobi - A man has been shot dead in Nairobi after attacking a policeman with a Panga.

The man is understood to have stormed the Central Police Station in Nairobi and attacked the policeman before being shot dead.

The motive of his attack is yet to be known.

The injured policeman was taken to the Kenyatta National Hospital for treatment while the body of the man was transported to the City Mortuary.

Read also: Man shot dead in botched robbery

The incident comes a day after Ndia MP Stephen Ngari was nearly attacked by a man also wielding a Panga during a visit to a school in his Ndia home-ground.

The man was shot by the MPs bodyguard after after also hacking the school's headmaster who had tried to prevent the attack.

The bodyguard was also injured in the attack.

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