Police on Monday morning shot six suspected thugs in a botched robbery at a factory in Thika Town.
The suspects were gunned down at an industry in Makongeni uThika Tow.
Other suspects who were in the company of the six are reported to have escaped.
Weapons and and stolen goods were recovered from the suspects.
Among the items recovered from the suspected thugs include six lap tops, nine TV sets, mobile phones and boxes of biscuits from the suspected thugs.
Police have called on hospital officials to report any gunshot wounds treated in their hospitals.