Three women ter­ror­ists killed

The Myanmar Times - - World -

THREE women were killed while stag­ing a knife and fire­bomb at­tack on the main po­lice sta­tion in the Kenyan city of Mom­basa in what of­fi­cers said was “an ap­par­ent terror at­tack”.

Mom­basa County po­lice chief Peter­son Maelo said the three women had en­tered the city’s busiest po­lice sta­tion in mid-morn­ing on Septem­ber 11, say­ing they wanted to re­port a stolen phone.

“In the process one hurled a petrol bomb at the re­port of­fice as the oth­ers con­fronted two of­fi­cers and stabbed them,” Mr Maelo said.

“All the three at­tack­ers have been killed and the two po­lice of­fi­cers were taken to hos­pi­tal,” he said, terming it “an ap­par­ent terror at­tack”.

A se­nior po­lice of­fi­cer said that the three were in Mus­lim dress.

A wit­ness said, “The women were shout­ing, say­ing, ‘God is great, Al­lahu Ak­bar’ ... then one of them threw some­thing at the cops and that’s when I ran away.” –

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