Two terror suspects killed in Mombasa

Police display arms that were recovered in a raid at Majengo, Mombasa on October 28, 2012. Photo/LABAN WALLOGA

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  • Police recovered three grenades, a pistol and 37 rounds of ammunition

Two terror suspects were on Sunday killed at Majengo, Mombasa in a shootout with police during the 1am incident. Read (Police map MRC strongholds)

Coast Deputy PCIO John Gachomo said two suspects were arrested during the raid but four more escaped.

Police also recovered three grenades, a pistol and 37 rounds of ammunition.

On Saturday, a grenade was found in a bus ferrying passengers to Kaloleni.

Mr Gachomo said that one of the suspect killed in the raid was arrested on Saturday evening in Mariakani while heading to Mombasa.

He said the suspect was in possession of a pistol, a silencer, a mask and a GPS machine.

Mr Gichomo said the suspect assisted the police with investigations leading to raids in Majengo and Mtwapa but he was killed under unclear circumstance during the shootout.

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