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BY CORRESPONDENT,ISIOLO,16TH FEB 2018-Police have gunned down a terror suspect while two others were arrested on Friday after battled police officers in Merti, Isiolo County.
Police also recovered more than 1,000 bullets, 36 grenades, 18 IEDs, 5 AK-47 rifles and an assortment of other weapons from Abdimajit Hassan Adan Keynan and Mohammed Nane Keynan aged 24 and 23 years respectively.
Two suspects however managed to escape and are still at large.
Confirming the incident,Isiolo County Criminal Investigations officer Raphael Barasa said that Police officers were on security patrol in Yamicha in Merti Town when they spotted a car hidden in a thicket raising their suspicions that it could have been dumped by Al-Shabaab militants.
“One of the suspects alighted from the Mitsubishi Sports Car and engaged the officers in a fierce gun battle. Ourofficers opened fire and killed him instantly,” said the OCPD.