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Police gun down terror suspect in Likoni

Police have today shot dead a suspected terrorist in Mkunazini, Likoni Sub-County.

Acting on a tip off, Kenya Anti-terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) officers trailed the suspect who was on their wanted list to Likoni.

In the early morning raid, the suspect attacked the officers with a sword and snatched a firearm from one of them before injuring one.

He was however killed as the officers tried to disempower him.

Ali Khamisi Mtsomo Alias Khalid was suspected of facilitating recruitment of youths for the Somalia-based terror group Al Shabaab.

Police records show that he is suspected to have been involved in moving some youths to DR Congo to join an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) cell operating from the region.

read more: www.standardmedia.co.ke

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