Officer shot dead in Mosque
26 October 2012, 16:27
Nairobi - The Standard reports that a CID officer was shot dead as he read a Koran inside a mosque in the Hagadera refugee camp in the larger Dadaab area near the Kenya-Somalia border.
Constable Yusuf Yerro was among about five people who were praying in the mosque Friday at about noon when a gunman walked in and shot him once in the head killing him on the spot.
Witnesses and police said the officer was holding a Koran when he was shot. He died instantly as the gunman escaped outside.
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