Six Police Officers Killed In Bandit Ambush In Laikipia

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A police gun. /Courtesy

Six police officers have been killed after they were ambushed by bandits in Laikipia West.

Four officers have however been left with gun shot injuries following the attack on Wednesday July 12.
County commissioner Onesmus Mwaniki said the affected officers are based at Kamwenje patrol base.
“The county commander is heading to the ground and will issue a comprehensive statement.”
Reports indicate there was a shoot-out between the officers and the bandits leading to the loss of lives.The injured officers have been airlifted to Nairobi for treatment.
”The attackers robbed the officers of five G3 riffles, an AK-47 gun and one Jericho pistol.
The cops also lost an unknown rounds of ammunition following the raid.Area OCPD and DCIO Nyahururu, OCS Ng’arua Police station and a contingent of officers visited the scene.
“The raiders had escaped towards the conservancy. The bodies were taken to Nyahururu mortuary.”
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