Mombasa,KENYA: A wanted terror suspect has been killed by police in Bamburi estate, Mombasa.
The suspect identified as Hassan Said alias Modi, was gunned down by officers from the Anti-Terrorism police unit (ATPU) who were trailing him.
ATPU had been monitoring his moves for a long time since his accomplice Mohammed Soshi was killed in Kisauni.
He was felled next to ACK St. Stephen’s church in Bamburi at 9:00pm as he was trying to escape, according to police.
The suspect is said to have been hiding in the area after escaping a police dragnet for a long time.
Regional police boss Larry kieng’ confirmed the incident.
The suspect had been on a terror watch list and had earlier killed a police officer and stole his firearm, said the police boss.
“He was also a friend to another terror suspect Mohammed Soshi who was gunned down in Kisauni,” said Kieng’.