Four passengers were onThursday shot dead by armed bandits in Kapedo after an ambush. The four were said to be traveling from Kapedo to Marigat in Baringo County.
Other sources reveal that some of the attacked passengers were students who were traveling back to school for the second term. Reports indicate that several others are missing following the bandit attack in Kapedo. The dead are said to be two girls, a boy and the driver of the ill-fated landcruiser.
This comes barely a week after a police officer from Ruaraka police station was shot and firearm taken on a hijacking incident along Thika road. The incident that saw passengers on a Neo Kenya Bus lose valuables also claimed a life of the police officer.
The attackers who happened to have boarded the bus just like passengers turned foul before The bus could reach town. The driver and the conductor of the bus have been so far arrested following the attack.