Police pursue attackers who attacked a church in Ukunda killing two police officers

Police pursue attackers who attacked a church in Ukunda killing two police officers

BY CORRESPONDENT,UKUNDA,3RD SEPT 2017-Police are pursuing  attackers who attacked an ACK church in Ukunda Kwale county on Sunday killing two police officers. Confirming the incident Coast regional police boss Larry Kieng says the attackers who were riding  a motorbike  escaped after the attack.

“We had an attack at the church where two officers were killed and their rifles were stolen by gunmen. Our officers have launched investigations to establish the motive of the gunmen,” said Kieng.

The officer ruled out any possibility of the attack being  terrorism related.

The two officers were manning the church compound before they were attacked by the unknown assailant on Sunday morning around 10am.

“We cannot rule out terrorism, the attack is not normal robbery. Their intention was to steal the guns to plan other attacks,” said Kieng.

He  has also urged citizens to remain calm and volunteer any information that might lead to the arrest of the culprits as police continue with investigations.

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