A suspected thug was last night shot dead in an attempted robbery in Mwiki area, Nairobi.
Police said the suspect was in the company of three others and had tried a break-in at Mwalimu Plaza.
A pistol with one bullet was recovered from the slain criminal while his accomplices escaped on foot.
This brings the number of suspects killed in the area in the same day to three.
Two others were shot in a police operation where two pistols with 30 bullets were recovered from a house.
The recovered pistols is suspected to have been stolen from police in past ambushes.