By Standard Digital Reporter
Police have seized 6kgs of bomb-making material and nine detonators in Nairobi's Kawangware area.
At 1300hrs, Kawangware Muslim area, three men dropped a paper bag containing 9 items written MAGNUM BUSTER DANGER EXPLOSIVES flour substance and 6kgs of ammonium nitrate.
“This happened when the suspects saw police officers on patrol. They managed to escape. Our bomb experts have confirmed the materials are for making I.E.D ( Improvised Explosive Devices). We need to be extra vigilant,” Nairobi police boss Antony Kibuchi said.
In Mandera, two police officers who had taken shelter under a tree were seriously wounded when they were hit by a timed explosion. They are hospitalised.