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Mugger, armed robber gunned down by police in Kamukunji, Eastleigh

One of the robbers had a pistol on his person/FILE

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 – Two suspected thugs were on Tuesday night shot dead in two separate incidents in Nairobi.

According to Police, the first shooting happened in Kamukunji area where one suspect was shot and killed as he tried to mug pedestrians but two of his accomplices managed to escape.

Another suspect was shot dead in Eastleigh and a pistol found on him.

Police say the suspect was in the company of three others and had been attacking and robbing local pedestrians when an alarm was raised.

This increases to seven, the number of suspects so far killed in the last three days in Nairobi in the renewed war on armed crime.

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