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Terror suspect shot dead in Mombasa

Monday June 17 2013

An aerial view of Kisauni, Mombasa County. Photo/GOOGLE MAP

An aerial view of Kisauni, Mombasa County. Photo/GOOGLE MAP 

By ANTHONY KITIMO

Anti-terrorism police on Monday shot dead a terror suspect at Mlaleo, Kisauni in Mombasa County and recovered two hand grenades, 200 bullets and a firearm.

Mr Kasim Omondi was shot dead at his residence after a fierce battle.

Last week, 16 people were injured when an explosive device was hurled at an open-air crusade in Likoni. Read (16 injured in Likoni church terror attack)

The attack followed another that happened towards the end of last year at Shonda, near the Likoni Approved School where a police officer was killed when a grenade was hurled at their vehicle

Last month, two terror suspects were killed and six police officers injured during an operation in Nairobi's Githurai estate. Read (Terror suspect who trained in Somalia)

Police also recovered parts of four expended grenades and two other grenades.

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