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5 Kenyans Injured, Italian woman kidnapped in gunmen attack

A 10 year old boy who was shot in the eye.

Kidnapped Italian volunteer Sylivia Constanca aged 23. 5 Kenyans Injured, Italian woman kidnapped in gunmen attack in Malindi Kilifi County

The attackers kidnapped an Italian volunteer identified as Sylivia Constanca aged 23 years. Reports indicate a 10 year old boy who was shot in the eye

Information given by the National police service of Kenya indicate that the attack happened at 8pm on Tuesday, but neither the reasons for the attack nor the identity of the attackers have been established.

During the attack, five people were injured after the attackers fired indiscriminately at residents. All the injured persons were taken to hospital and contingents of police officers were deployed to track down the criminals.


Injured Victims in the Attack

Those injured were identified as;

“aged 23 years was shot on the left side of the neck and is in serious condition.

aged 16 years was shot on the left knee and his condition is stable.


- aged 12 yrs was shot on the left thigh, his condition is stable.

- aged 10yrs was shot on the left eye, his condition stable.

aged 20yrs was shot on the right thigh, his condition stable” shared National Police service.

Police pursuing the attackers

The Gang abducted Constanca , who is a volunteer of Africa Milele Onlus, an NGO operating in the area.


Police mentioned that  they were pursuing the attackers and rescue the Kidnapped woman.

“We assure the public that we are sparing no effort in tracking down the criminals and rescue the victim” reads a tweet from National police service.


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