Police accidentally kill woman during raid
15 July 2013, 16:07
Nairobi - Police in Nairobi shot a woman during a police raid to flush out known drug traffickers in Nigeria area, Mathare slums, that led to protests with residents, The Standard reports.
The Monday morning raid in the area that is notorious with drug traffickers and consumption turned chaotic and resulted in a daylong protest by the locals who withheld the body of the woman demanding that those responsible for her killing be arrested first.
Police had arrested two men that they say are behind the illegal business of drug trafficking in the area and were driving them away when the confrontation broke out, and police had to shoot in the air which turned tragic.
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