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Nairobi: Three Suspected Thugs Shot Dead By Police In A Hot Chase At Industrial Area

Three suspected thugs were on Tuesday morning shot dead in a hot chase that involved them with the police industrial area, Nairobi County.

Nairobi County Police Commissioner who confirmed the incident said the miscreants were cornered few miles and shot dead.

The police boss said the trio were caught planning to commit felony within the Nairobi’s busy area.

"The three gangsters were blocked few miles away from their planned scene of crime, this is according to our officers who gave a chase," he said.

Witnesses accounts revealed that the three were assaulting a youthful woman who was selling clothes in a stall before snatching her mobile phone.

"A commotion ensued between them as the miscreants attacked her and she raised alarm. The distressed calls attracted the attention of law enforcement officers who were patrolling around the area who came to her rescue," a source privy to the incident told the press.

After the melee, the officers recovered assorted mobile phones, four knives, two pistols and 45 rounds of ammunition from the suspects.

The crime scene was toured by crime scene detectives who gathered enough evidence before transferring the bodies of the trio to Nairobi City mortuary.

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