Special police unit in action at past
Sounds of gunfire filled the air on Saturday morning after the special police unit bumped into dangerously armed thugs.
Mombasa County Watch reports that five thugs were gunned down during the fight.
An AK47 rifle and several rounds of ammunition were some of the weapons that were recovered from the crime scene.
"Five suspected criminals in Mombasa have been killed by a special police unit. They were ambushed early Saturday morning in the Bombolulu area, Nyali sub-county," the source tweeted.
Bombolulu is one of the areas in Mombasa that are known for criminal activities, in most cases, youths using machetes to wreak havoc in the area.
Other areas notorious for the same include the Kisauni sub-county Likoni sub-county among others.
Some of the criminal groups are Wakali Wao, Wakali Kwanza, Wajukuu was Bibi, 40 brothers among others.
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