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Police gun down two suspected criminals in Mombasa

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[Crime scene].

A police officer gunned down two suspected criminals in Likoni, Mombasa county.

The gang of three raided a shop on Saturday morning, little did they know that the shop belongs to a police officer attached to Likoni Police station.

The three were armed with pangas, machetes and metal rods and they started breaking the doors and the police officer took his gun and ambushed them killing the two on the spot.

“One escaped with gunshot wounds and we are pursuing him,” said Likoni Deputy Police Boss Jacktone Otieno.

The bodies have been taken to the Coast General Referral Hospital morgue as police continue pursuing the third suspect.

“We are appealing to the locals to immediately report to us whenever they spot a person with gunshot wounds,” noted Mr Otieno.