Armed men have attacked Deputy President William Rutos Sugoi home few minutes after leaving for a rally in Kitale town.

The attackers snatched a gun from a GSU officer, then shot him. The suspects are still in the compound. The home has been cordoned off by security personnel.

Police chopper arrived later as gunshots continue rocking the scene.

Media and members of the public have been barred from the scene and kept at least 500m away. Rift Valley regional coordinator and Uasin Gishu County commander currently at the scene.

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