Three suspected thugs were last night shot dead by thugs at the Northern bypass by police.
One police officer has been hospitalised after he suffered an injury on the knee following a shoot out between the thugs and the officers.
The three were being pursued by police for allegedly stealing a Toyota Fielder from Umoja on Thursday.
Kasarani OCPD Peter Kimani who confirmed the incident stated that a shoot out ensued between the thugs and the police after the thugs realised that they had been waylaid.
One police officer suffered an injury on the knee in the shoot out.
The thugs were apparently shot dead inside the car an incident that saw the Toyota Fielder riddled with bullets.
An AK 47 rifle was recovered by the police.