The Star (Nairobi)

5 December 2012

Kenya: Kisauni Police in Search for Station Bombers

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POLICE in Kisauni are investigating an incident in which three people threw a petrol bomb at a police station, injuring one officer. Police boss, Julius Wanjohi, said no one has been arrested following the incident that occurred on Monday afternoon.

Two of the assailants were shot at and injured during the incident and are suspected to be hiding within Kiembeni area. Wanjohi said the three suspects approached the station and pretended to ask for help but threw the bomb at the officer's desk seriously injuring him.

He said the officer who is still in hospital is in stable condition. "The officers manning the police station responded swiftly and shot and injured two of the attackers but they managed to escape," said Wanjohi.

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