Mombasa,KENYA:An 8-year-old girl is nursing injuries at the Coast Provincial General Hospital after she was accidentally hit by a stray bullet on Wednesday.
Mombasa county commander Jonhston Ipara said that the girl was hit by police at 10 am in Junda in Kisauni Sub County.
Ipara added that police were cracking down on suspected criminals when the incident occurred.
‘In the process of arresting a dangerous criminal gang, a stray bullet hit an innocent girl aged 8 years a pupil at St Thomas in Kiembeni on the left thigh, immediately she was rushed to hospital where she was admitted in stable condition ’said Ipara.
Four suspects were arrested during the operation and are helping police with investigations.
Ipara said that the suspects were arrested with four pangas and will be arraigned in court tomorrow.