The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Police Officer Shot Dead in Garissa

A police officer was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Garissa yesterday evening.

Witnesses say the Administrative Police Constable had alighted from a bus near a hotel when he was ambushed by four gunmen who shot him several times.

The suspects escaped on foot during the incident that occurred at around 7 pm on Monday. Garissa OCPD George Losku has said police are investigating the matter but arrests have not yet been made.

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