Police on Sunday night shot dead eight suspected burglars who were caught robbing a go-down in Nairobi's Industrial Area.
Police gun down 8 suspected burglars in Industrial Area
8 shot dead
The incident took place along Lunga Lunga road in warehouses belonging to Sihra Coffee Machinery Service and Gensham Wood Enterprises.
Officers from Makadara Police Station responded to a call from the Warehouse controller and found the burglars loading items onto a truck.
According to an incident report, the suspects are said to have resisted arrest prompting the officers to escalate their response.
Police also recovered home-made pistols, machetes and a revolver whose serial number had been scrubbed off.
Four members of the burglary gang re said to have escaped at the time of the confrontation.
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