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Sad: father in Elgeyo Marakwet shoots his six children

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BY NAMULONGO PETER/CORRESPONDENT,10TH JUNE,2019-Somber mood has engulfed  Kapker Village  in Elgeyo Marakwet county  after a father Shot his six children killing three instantly while three others sustaining injuries.

Three children injured in the Sunday night incident are currently  admitted at Iten County Referral Hospital .

According to Marakwet East Sub-County Police Commander  who confirmed the incident  Vincent Kitili said the man shot the children — all from the same family — while they were sleeping at their home in Kapker Village.

He further added that the man, a suspected armed bandit, shot the children – – two of whom are his own – – after a domestic fight with his wife, who was not present during the incident.

Mr. Kitili said police are searching for the man who escaped after the act.Bodies of the three deceased children were taken to Iten Referral Hospital mortuary.


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