Police launch manhunt for Kenya University attackers


A manhunt has been launched to find unknown gunmen who attacked and killed two staff members, wounding several others at the Technical University of Mombasa’s campus in the country’s coastal region.

According to security officials two female staff members were killed by the gunmen who ambushed the police vehicle they were riding in.

The driver of the vehicle and two officers were also injured after the shooters ambushed their vehicle as it arrived on campus. .

“A bus carrying students of TUM (the Technical University of Mombasa) was ferrying them from their hostels to the campus in Ukunda for classes and was being escorted by a van that had some staff of the college and two escort police officers,” the policeman said.

Eyewitnesses said terrified students fled for their lives after the gunmen opened fire.

The motive of the attack remains unclear.

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