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THREE DEAD, FIVE WOUNDED IN KIMATHI STREET SHOOTOUT

Nairobi, Kimathi Street, Tuesday 25th February 2014

Two suspected robbers were gunned down by police and five others wounded in a dramatic shootout along Kimathi Street in Nairobi CBD. Another woman who was caught by stray bullets also succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

Two victims in critical conditions were transferred by St John Ambulance to Kenyatta National Hospital, while three others remained admitted at the nearby Crescent Medical Aid Clinic.

Most people had to seek cover under vehicles as police pursued the armed gangs. One suspect was shot dead on Kimathi Street while the second one was gunned down on Kamba lane, off Moi Avenue.