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Police Officer Dies On The Line Of Duty After Matatu Driver Hits Him

A police officer has died on the spot, this evening while on the line of duty after he was hit by a Matatu driver.

Media reports indicate that the officer was controlling traffic along Valley road near the CITAM bridge, in Nairobi, when the unfortunate incident happened.

Confirming the incident Nairobi traffic Commander Joshua Omukata said the police officer was knocked down by the Matatu driver.

"Traffic police officer dies after Matatu hits him along Valley Road in Nairobi, Traffic Commander Joshua Omukata confirms," an update reads from NTV.

it's not clear whether the traffic officer had flagged down, the said city shuttle Matatu or not.

The incident caused huge snarl-ups which resulted in a traffic jam along the road and the adjacent opposite roads.

As I write this news, the lifeless body of the police officer lay on the road covered with a blanket as police commenced the operations to retrieve it.

The country has witnessed a recent rise in the number of accidents, as the country heads to the busy festive period.

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Matatu NTV Nairobi Valley Valley Road

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