Police officer killed in Kayole

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A police officer was shot dead and robbed of his gun in an attack in Kayole area, today morning.

The officer, who is attached to Diplomatic Police Unit, was walking to catch a matatu when he was ambushed by the suspected thugs.

He was rushed to the Mama Lucy Hospital where he succumbed to injuries.

Police say the officer was going to work at about 6.30 am when the incident happened.

The gang grabbed a pistol from the officer and escaped on foot. No one has been arrested over the incident.