MOMBASA, Kenya, Aug 14 – Two armed thugs were shot dead by police on Saturday night in Changamwe area within Mombasa County.
County Commissioner Maalim Mohammed said the two were killed during a major operation by Flying Squad officers.
“The officers stormed their hideout and engaged them in a fierce shootout,” he said.
Police recovered a pistol, G3 rifle, police uniforms, communication gadgets and a pair of handcuffs.
Detectives believe the two are behind a series of armed robberies in Mombasa.
Security has been heightened across the country specifically within the major cities in a bit to get rid of criminals, terrorising members of the public.