Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Two suspects shot dead outside Nation Centre - VIDEO

One of the suspects who was shot dead on Kimathi Street near Nation Centre, Nairobi on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
One of the suspects who was shot dead on Kimathi Street near Nation Centre, Nairobi on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
A gun that was recovered after the shooting on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
A gun that was recovered after the shooting on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
Curious onlookers at the scene on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
Curious onlookers at the scene on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
Police disperse a crowd that gathered at the scene on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
Police disperse a crowd that gathered at the scene on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
Police at the scene near Nation Centre on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
Police at the scene near Nation Centre on February 25, 2014. Photo/EVANS HABIL
By SAMUEL KARANJA
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Two suspected gangsters were Tuesday shot dead by the police in Nairobi’s Central Business district during a noon shoot-out.

Law enforcers also recovered two browning pistols from the two who were said to have been in a gang of four thugs being trailed by the police.

One suspect was shot on Jamba lane, behind the Nation Centre off Moi Avenue while the second one was felled by police bullets on Kimathi Street.

STRAY BULLETS
Witnesses claimed three other people were injured by stray bullets, one of them a woman who was reported to have been critically injured on the head. The woman later succumbed to the injuries.

According to Central deputy police boss Julius Kyombule, the deceased were known criminals who police were trailing before the shoot-out occurred.

“They were in