BY CORRESPONDENT,10TH NOV,2021-Two General Service Unit officers were on Wednesday shot dead in a fierce shootout with bandits at the Laikipia Nature Conservancy.
A police inspector sustained gunshot injuries during the incident.
According to police, the officers were confronted by the bandits a short distance from Kamwenje police base in Laikipia West prompting a fierce shootout.
It is not clear if there were deaths on the side of the bandits.
A reinforcement arrived there minutes later and rescued their colleagues who had been trapped and were calling for help.
Police in the area said the attackers were armed with rifles and were ready for a war.