Two shot dead by unknown assailants in Kwale

The motorbike that the deceased were on before being shot, behind are on lookers who witnessed the scene. PHOTO: LAWRENCE SITA.

Kwale,KENYA: Two people have been shot dead along the Kwale-Kombani road at Old Trafford bus stage in Tsimba Golini ward, Matuga sub county  by unknown assailants.

According to witnesses, the two; one a bodaboda cyclist, had left Kwale posta stage some few minutes before the incident occurred and were heading to Ukunda.

Eye witnesses on Tuesday said they heard gun shots and then a blast and thought it was a normal accident.

Some few meters from the scene cartridges were found scattered on the road.

Unconfirmed reports say that one of the deceased had just attended a case at the Kwale courts and was heading to his home.

Kwale CEC for health Francis Gwama among other county leaders who were at the scene was yet to give a statement concerning the incident by the time the story was published.

Kwale county commissioner Karuku Ngumo is yet to give a statement on the same issue.

The two bodies have been taken to Msambweni hospital mortuary for a postmortem.